Definition of Steeplejack

1. Noun. Someone who builds or maintains very tall structures.

Generic synonyms: Jack, Laborer, Labourer, Manual Laborer

Definition of Steeplejack

1. Noun. A person whose job involves climbing tall structures like steeples. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Steeplejack

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steeplejack

steepier
steepiest
steepiness
steeping
steepish
steeple
steeplebush
steeplebushes
steeplechase
steeplechaser
steeplechasers
steeplechases
steeplechasing
steeplechasings
steepled
steeplejack (current term)
steeplejacks
steepleless
steeplelike
steeples
steepling
steeply
steepness
steepnesses
steeps
steepup
steepy
steer
steer clear
steer roping

Literary usage of Steeplejack

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1. The English Illustrated Magazine (1896)
"THE steeplejack. BY WILFRED WE M LEY. IF I were asked to name the precise psychological ... Here, obviously, is the spirit which makes the steeplejack. ..."

2. Ivory, Apes and Peacocks: Joseph Conrad, Walt Whitman, Jules Laforgue by James Huneker (1915)
"... steeplejack " 'steeplejack* is autobiography in a very special sense. What peculiarly distinguishes Mr. Huneker as a critic is the finely sensitive ..."

3. Contemporary American Literature: Bibliographies and Study Outlines by John Matthews Manly, Edith Rickert (1922)
"1909. Promenades of an Impressionist. 1910. The Pathos of Distance. 1913. Ivory Apes and Peacocks. 1915. New Cosmopolis. 1915. Unicorns. 1917. steeplejack. ..."

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