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team·ster

 (tēm′stər)
n.
1. One who drives a truck for hauling loads, especially as an occupation.
2. One who drives a team.

teamster

(ˈtiːmstə)
n
1. a driver of a team of horses used for haulage
2. US and Canadian the driver of a lorry

team•ster

(ˈtim stər)

n.
a person who drives a team or a truck for hauling, esp. as an occupation.
[1770–80, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teamster - the driver of a team of horses doing hauling
driver - someone who drives animals that pull a vehicle
2.teamster - someone who drives a truck as an occupationteamster - someone who drives a truck as an occupation
driver - the operator of a motor vehicle
Translations

teamster

[ˈtiːmstəʳ] N (US) → camionero m, camionista m

teamster

[ˈtiːmstər] n (US) (= trucker) → camionneur m

teamster

n
(US: = truck driver) → Lastwagenfahrer(in) m(f), → LKW-Fahrer(in) m(f)
(old Agr) → Fuhrmann m

teamster

[ˈtiːmstəʳ] n (Am) → camionista m
References in classic literature ?
A refusal of cooks and waiters to serve scab teamsters or teamsters' employers brought out the cooks and waiters.
The crowd on the sidewalks and the teamsters on the locked waggons roared encouragement and their own delight.
The teamster, scrambling over the load from side to side, beat them down with huge lumps of coal.
The whole Water Front Federation, along with its allies in the structural trades, had backed up the teamsters, and all had smashed down ingloriously.
In his senseless school-boy happiness he pictured Madame Olenska's descent from the train, his discovery of her a long way off, among the throngs of meaningless faces, her clinging to his arm as he guided her to the carriage, their slow approach to the wharf among slipping horses, laden carts, vociferating teamsters, and then the startling quiet of the ferry-boat, where they would sit side by side under the snow, in the motionless carriage, while the earth seemed to glide away under them, rolling to the other side of the sun.
As their hands clasped and she felt the teamster callouses on his palm, her quick eyes saw a score of things.
She experienced a thrill of wickedness as she thought of what Sarah would say could she see her now, Only he wasn't a prizefighter, but a teamster.
As they pursued their walk in silence, under the row of houses, where the deeper gloom of the evening effectually concealed their persons, no sound reached them, excepting the slow tread of a yoke of oxen, with the rattling of j a cart, that were moving along the street in the same direction with themselves, The figure of the teamster was just discernible by the dim light, lounging by the side of his cattle with a listless air, as if fatigued by the toil of the day.
The language itself was so unusual to oxen, with which all who dwell in a new country are familiar; but there was something in the voice, also, that startled Miss Temple On turning the corner, she necessarily approached the man, and her look was enabled to detect the person of Oliver Edwards, concealed under the coarse garb of a teamster.
These will eventually, one by one, rise as the teamster did to a higher social value, by clasping wires with the main system of telephony.
When he went out into the street to talk to a teamster Tom opened the cash drawer and taking the money walked away.
And here the teamster, on his way to Portland market, would put up for the night; and, if a bachelor, might sit an hour beyond the usual bedtime, and steal a kiss from the mountain maid at parting.