[ lawng-shawr-woom-uhn, -shohr-, long- ]

noun,plural long·shore·wom·en.
  1. a woman employed on the wharves of a port, as in loading and unloading vessels.

Origin of longshorewoman


usage note For longshorewoman

See -woman.

Words Nearby longshorewoman

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How to use longshorewoman in a sentence

  • The doctor consoled him by pronouncing eulogies on his mistress, the lady in the dress of a 'longshorewoman.

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