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dock·er 1

 (dŏk′ər)
n.
A dockworker; a longshoreman.

dock·er 2

 (dŏk′ər)
n.
One that docks something, such as the tail of an animal.

docker

(ˈdɒkə)
n
(Professions) Brit a man employed in the loading or unloading of ships. US and Canadian equivalent: longshoreman See also stevedore

docker

(ˈdɒkə)
n
(Veterinary Science) a person or thing that docks something, such as the tail of a horse

dock•er1

(ˈdɒk ər)

n.
a longshoreman.
[1755–65]

dock•er2

(ˈdɒk ər)

n.
a person or device that docks tails.
[1800–10]

docker

longshoreman
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.docker - a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a portdocker - a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
Translations
عامِل في رَصيف السُّفُن
dokařpřístavní dělník
dokarbejder
dokkmunkás
hafnarverkamaîur
robotník v doku
liman işçisi

docker

[ˈdɒkəʳ] N (Brit) → estibador m

docker

[ˈdɒkər] ndocker m

docker

n (Brit) → Hafenarbeiter m, → Docker m

docker

[ˈdɒkəʳ] nscaricatore m (di porto), portuale m

dock1

(dok) noun
1. a deepened part of a harbour etc where ships go for loading, unloading, repair etc. The ship was in dock for three weeks.
2. the area surrounding this. He works down at the docks.
3. the box in a law court where the accused person sits or stands.
verb
to (cause to) enter a dock and tie up alongside a quay. The liner docked in Southampton this morning.
ˈdocker noun
a person who works in the docks.
ˈdockyard noun
a naval harbour with docks, stores etc.
References in classic literature ?
Men with the blue jersey and peaked cap of the boatman, or the white ducks of the dockers, began to replace the cardurys and fustian of the laborers.
Have you ever seen the London dockers fighting like wild beasts for a chance to work?"
I suspect the dockers might think they should have got more for the stress and anxiety their familes have suffered.
September 1995: The dispute was triggered when dockers refused to cross picket lines set up by 80 men sacked by Bootle-based stevedoring firm Torside.
announced it has entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire all operating assets related to the Levi's and Dockers brands from The Jeans Company, or TJC, LS&Co.'s distributor in Chile, Peru and Bolivia.
The ITF Dockers' Section is sad to report the death of another worker inside Hutchison Port's Karachi International Container Terminal (KICT), the second fatality at the terminal this year.
Le 57e anniversaire de l'attentat du 02 mai 1962 de l'OAS contre le dockers du port d'Alger a ete celebre, jeudi 2 mai , a la place Dockers d'Alger en presence des responsables du port d'Alger, la communaute maritime anciens moudjahidine, president de l'APC d'Alger-Centre, representant de l'UGTA et le denier temoin de l'attentat Ahmed Boulehouadjeb age de 102 ans.
figure By PHILIP ONYANGO New-look Kenya Ports Authority men basketball team take on bitter rivals Ulinzi Warriors in Mombasa on Sunday in what is expected to be a tough national Classic Basketball league match at the KPA Hall Makande.The match, set for 4pm, will see former KPA stars Victor Bosire and James Mwangi return to Makande for the first time since ditching the dockers for Ulinzi at the beginning of the season.
Fire fighters have been called to another reported blaze at a famous Liverpool dockers club.
Dockers stopped working over a jurisdictional dispute with DP World, the private company that handles general cargo.
In 1998, the semi-derelict shell, once a drinking den called The Casablanca, was bought by sacked dockers who had lost jobs that had been in some families for generations, after one of the longest disputes in UK history.
THESE photos show what it's like inside an old Liverpool dockers' club that remains frozen in time, years after the last pint was poured.