[lawng-shawr-woo m-uh n, -shohr-, long-]

noun, plural long·shore·wom·en.

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

Nearby words

  1. longs peak,
  2. longship,
  3. longshore,
  4. longshore drift,
  5. longshoreman,
  6. longshoring,
  7. longsleever,
  8. longsome,
  9. longsomely,
  10. longspur

Origin of longshorewoman

Usage note

See -woman.

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Examples from the Web for longshorewoman

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