Meaning of “longshoreman” in the English Dictionary

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"longshoreman" in British English

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longshoremannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlɒŋ.ʃɔː.mən/ us /ˈlɑːŋ.ʃɔːr.mən/ plural -men uk /-mən/ us US

a docker

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longshoremannoun [ C ]

us /ˈlɔŋˈʃɔr·mən, -ˈʃoʊr-/ plural -men

a person whose job is loading and unloading ships

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longshoremannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlɒŋʃɔːmən/ us /lɒŋˈʃɔrmən/ plural longshoremen US US also stevedore, UK dockworker TRANSPORT

someone whose job is putting goods onto and taking goods off ships in a port

(Definition of “longshoreman” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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