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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
References in classic literature ?
Whereupon the carpenters, structural ironworkers and teamsters walked out; and Billy, lacking train fare, spent the rest of the day in walking home.
In one instance, the defendants provided NYSIF with false information about an ironworker, Elizandro Ramos, who died at a CRV job site in Queens, N.Y.
Her late father made his career as an ironworker on the Golden Gate Bridge, and the many stories of him trying to save jumpers still haunt her.
Man of iron opens up forge A YORKSHIRE ironworker will be opening up his forge to visitors as part of national Heritage Open Days for the first time this year.
After working as a laborer and carpenter for the company as a teenager, he joined Baldwin & Shell full time in 2003 as an ironworker while attending the University of Arkansas at Little Rock at night.
By now, Mark Sisti could have been a retired ironworker, like many of his peers from the old neighborhood.
The portico features Britannia with an ironworker and a miner.
It manufactures industrial ironworkers, hydraulic accessory tools, ironworker tooling, punches and dies, and specialty tools, including the innovative, portable, hydraulic Edwards Strut Pro.
In this interview, Jania talks about what it means to be an ironworker, coupled with the struggles and payoffs of the job.
We were the ones doing the work." (3) That is veteran ironworker and Golden Gate Bridge builder Al Zampas comment when he was interviewed in 1986.
I would also like to mention that I am a union ironworker. I am well aware that unions are often tied with Democrats, and that's what the majority of gun advocates would call the problem.
He is a retired ironworker and has raised blueberries for more than 50 years.