dock-walloper dock-walloper

Definition(s):

  • (n) a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port

Usage(s):

  1. Far and away the gaudiest reflection in the Manhattan glass of fashion is a ponderous, Prussian-cut, 35-year-old professional Bourbon with a Barrymore profile, a dock-walloper's.
  2. dock-walloperwith the police ever tagging his footsteps.
  3. Moontide, his first Hollywood venture, attempts to keep him in character by casting him as Bobo, a wandering, brawling Pacific Coast dock-walloper, fancy-free and rough on women.
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