dock-walloper

[ dok-wol-uh-per ]
/ ˈdɒkˌwɒl ə pər /

noun Slang.

a casual laborer about docks or wharves.

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Origin of dock-walloper

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; dock1 + walloper

OTHER WORDS FROM dock-walloper

dock-wal·lop·ing, noun

Words nearby dock-walloper

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