A person employed in a port to load and unload ships; a longshoreman.
More example sentences
- The order ended the management lockout of 10,500 dockworkers in 29 Pacific ports, but disappointed some local officials who said they felt an opportunity for a true settlement had been missed.
- In polyglot Turkey, for the dockworkers in Salonika to function, they had to speak half a dozen languages.
- Today dockworkers look with trepidation at the beginning of another era.
Definition of dockworker in:
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