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
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Marija had learned to scatter her conversation with as many oaths as a longshoreman or a mule driver.
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The dates are wide-ranging too, from the Ottomans in the Indian Ocean in the 16th century, to the politics of West Indian longshoreman working at the Panama Canal in the early 20th.
If you are a longshoreman and you work at one of the nation's West Coast ports, especially Los Angeles or Long Beach, NAPTA has an ugly surprise in store for you: your job will soon be gone.
In an interview with Radio 19 in Bristol, Mr Prescott said that he identified with one of the star's most famous early roles as the former boxer turned longshoreman, Terry Malloy, in the film On the Waterfront.
Reinhardt, the son of a longshoreman, launched Fillmore Real Estate in 1966, opening the first office on the corner of Fillmore and Flatbush Avenues.
Down by the docks, white longshoreman used the riots as an excuse to destroy all evidence of both black and interracial activity in that area.
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