verb (used with object), ste·ve·dored, ste·ve·dor·ing.
verb (used without object), ste·ve·dored, ste·ve·dor·ing.
- steuben glass,
- stevedore's knot,
Origin of stevedore
Examples from the Web for stevedore
Nagkargadur siya sa mulyi, He is working as a stevedore at the pier.
Nagsangkiig ang kargadur, The stevedore is tottering under the heavy load.
He had been waiting for some such opportunity to discover more about his stevedore.Tom Grogan|F. Hopkinson Smith
She shoved back her sleeve, showing an arm as hard and brawny as that of a stevedore.The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari|James S. De Benneville
Timekeeping for a stevedore firm and getting ten dollars a week!The Viking Blood|Frederick William Wallace
Word Origin for stevedore
1788, from Spanish estibador "one who loads cargo," agent noun from estibar "to stow cargo," from Latin stipare "pack down, press" (see stiff (adj.)).