longshorewoman

[ lawng-shawr-woo m-uh n, -shohr-, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˈʃɔrˌwʊm ən, -ˈʃoʊr-, ˈlɒŋ- /

noun, plural long·shore·wom·en.

a woman employed on the wharves of a port, as in loading and unloading vessels.

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Origin of longshorewoman

usage note for longshorewoman

See -woman.
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Example sentences from the Web for longshorewoman

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