dockworker

[dok-wur-ker]

noun

a person employed on the docks of a port, as in loading and unloading vessels.

Nearby words

  1. dockmackie,
  2. dockmaster,
  3. dockominium,
  4. dockside,
  5. docksider,
  6. dockyard,
  7. doco,
  8. docosahexaenoic acid,
  9. docosanoic,
  10. doctor

Origin of dockworker

First recorded in 1920–25; dock1 + worker

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