Definition of watersider in English:
A person employed to load and unload a ship’s cargo.
- I have been trained properly by watersiders and seafarers.
- I have been insulted by the professionals - the watersiders and seafarers of this country.
- I can recall, when I was the manager of a stevedoring company - this goes back some while - having watersiders come to the Port of Tauranga who had been involved in the 1951 strike, and they did not talk to each other.