Definition of faceworker in English:


Line breaks: face|work¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪswəːkə


  • A miner who works at the coalface.
    More example sentences
    • Wistow faceworker Peter Feeney, 37, said: ‘We were half expecting the closure announcement, but at the same time hoping it wouldn't happen.
    • Eventually I got a place in the team as a face-worker, coal hewing.
    • They soon settled in Chell Heath and Matthew was employed at Chatterley Whitfield colliery as a face worker.

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