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1. A construction worker who builds steel structures.
2. One who is employed in an ironworks.
3. One who makes iron articles.


1. (Commerce) a person who works in an ironworks
2. (Commerce) a person who makes articles of iron


(ˈaɪ ərnˌwɜr kər)

1. a worker in iron.
2. a person employed in an ironworks.
3. a person who works with structural steel.
i′ron•work`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ironworker - a person who makes articles of ironironworker - a person who makes articles of iron
maker, shaper - a person who makes things
puddler - a worker who turns pig iron into wrought iron by puddling
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