offshoreman

[ awf-shawr-muh n, -shohr-, of- ]
/ ˈɔfˈʃɔr mən, -ˈʃoʊr-, ˈɒf- /

noun, plural off·shore·men.

a person who works offshore, especially on an offshore oil rig.

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Origin of offshoreman

usage note for offshoreman

See -man.
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