[ chek-wey-muhn ]

noun,plural check·weigh·men.
  1. a representative elected by coal miners to check the findings of the mine owner's weighman where miners are paid by the weight of coal mined.

Origin of checkweighman

First recorded in 1885–90; check1 + weighman
  • Also called check·weigh·er [chek-wey-er]. /ˈtʃɛkˌweɪ ər/.

Words Nearby checkweighman Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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