longshoreman


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long·shore·man

 (lông′shôr′mən, lŏng′-)
n.
A worker who loads and unloads ships at a dock.

longshoreman

(ˈlɒŋˌʃɔːmən)
n, pl -men
(Professions) US and Canadian a man employed in the loading or unloading of ships. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): docker

long•shore•man

(ˈlɔŋˈʃɔr mən, -ˈʃoʊr-, ˈlɒŋ-)

n., pl. -men.
a person employed on the wharves of a port, as in loading and unloading vessels.
[1805–15]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.longshoreman - a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a portlongshoreman - 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

longshoreman

[ˈlɒŋʃɔːmən] N (longshoremen (pl)) (esp US) → estibador m, obrero m portuario

longshoreman

[ˈlɒŋʃɔːrmən] n (US)docker m, débardeur mlong-sighted [ˌlɒŋˈsaɪtɪd] adj (British)
(in one's eyesight)hypermétrope; (in old age)presbyte
(fig) [person] → qui voit loin; [attitude] → prévoyant(e)long-sleeved [ˌlɒŋˈsliːvd] adjà manches longueslong-standing [ˌlɒŋˈstændɪŋ] adj [friend] → de longue date; [relationship, friendship] → de longue date; [tradition] → de longue date; [problem, dispute] → de longue date
He had a long-standing relationship with her → Il était avec elle depuis longtemps., Il avait une relation de longue date avec elle.long-stay car park nparking m longue duréelong-suffering [ˌlɒŋˈsʌfərɪŋ] adjd'une patience à toute épreuvelong-term [ˌlɒŋˈtɜːrm] adj [future, prospects] → à long terme; [effects] → à long terme; [plan, project, solution] → à long terme
long-term memory → mémoire f à long terme
the long-term unemployed → les chômeurs mpl de longue durée
see also term

longshoreman

[ˈlɒŋˌʃɔːmən] n (-men (pl)) (Am) → portuale m, scaricatore m di porto
References in classic literature ?
Marija had learned to scatter her conversation with as many oaths as a longshoreman or a mule driver.
belligerently demanded one Kelly, an Irish-American and a longshoreman, making his first trip to sea, and boat-puller for Kerfoot.
Nobody in this country voted for them,'' San Francisco longshoreman Mike Villeggiante said.
Anthony LaPaglia was named best actor for his portrayal of a tormented Brooklyn longshoreman in ``A View From The Bridge,'' which also was chosen best revival of a play.
The court ruled by a 6-3 vote that he was a longshoreman, and not a seaman potentially entitled to more generous compensation, when the accident occurred.
Like Hunt, a scholarship student at what is now the prestigious Harvard-Westlake School on Coldwater Canyon Avenue, Sullivan came from humble beginnings - a small town on the Oregon coast where his father was a longshoreman, his mother a housewife.
He keeps in shape between acting jobs with his daytime career as a longshoreman in San Pedro.
The 55-year-old has been a longshoreman for almost 35 years and, though he isn't concerned about pay levels, is frustrated about training issues.
He worked a variety of jobs on the docks in Manhattan: checker, billing clerk, longshoreman, winch driver, truck loader and timekeeper.
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