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[lawng-shawr-woo m-uh n, -shohr-, long-]
noun, plural long·shore·wom·en.
  1. a woman employed on the wharves of a port, as in loading and unloading vessels.
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Origin of longshorewoman

Usage note

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

    Sentimental Education Vol 1

    Gustave Flaubert