ironworker

[ ahy-ern-wur-ker ]
/ ˈaɪ ərnˌwɜr kər /
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noun

a worker in iron.
a person employed in an ironworks.
a person who works with structural steel.

Nearby words

  1. ironware,
  2. ironweed,
  3. ironwoman,
  4. ironwood,
  5. ironwork,
  6. ironworks,
  7. irony,
  8. iroquoian,
  9. iroquois,
  10. iroquois league

Origin of ironworker

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at iron, worker

Related formsi·ron·work·ing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for ironworker

ironworker

/ (ˈaɪənˌwɜːkə) /

noun

a person who works in an ironworks
a person who makes articles of iron
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