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lum·ber·jack

 (lŭm′bər-jăk′)
n.
1. One who fells trees and transports the timber to a mill; a logger.
2. A short, warm outer jacket. Also called lumber jacket.
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lumberjack

(ˈlʌmbəˌdʒæk)
n
(Forestry) (esp in North America) a person whose work involves felling trees, transporting the timber, etc
Also called: lumberman
[C19: from lumber1 + jack1 (man)]
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lum•ber•jack

(ˈlʌm bərˌdʒæk)

n.
a person who works at lumbering.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lumberjack - a person who fells treeslumberjack - a person who fells trees    
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
scorer - a logger who marks trees to be felled
2.lumberjack - a short warm outer jacket
jacket - a short coat
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Translations
قاطِع الأخْشاب وناشِرُها
dřevorubec
skovhugger
metsuri
drvosječa
skógarhöggsmaîur
bıçkıcıhızarcı

lumberjack

[ˈlʌmbədʒæk] Nleñador(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

lumberjack

[ˈlʌmbərdʒæk] nbûcheron mlumberjack shirt n épaisse chemise à carreauxlumber room n (British)débarras m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

lumberjack

[ˈlʌmbəˌdʒæk] ntaglialegna m inv, boscaiolo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

lumber1

(ˈlambə) noun
1. old unwanted furniture etc.
2. timber sawn up.
verb
to give (someone) an unwanted responsibility. to lumber someone with a job.
ˈlumberjack (-dʒak) noun
a person employed to cut down, saw up and move trees.
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