dockworker dockworker  /ˈdɑ ˌkwɜr kər/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. One man is a dockworker and former prize fighter, the other his older brother Charley.
  2. The North Miami Beach firm allegedly bilked Floridians like Leslie Brown, a 73-year-old Jamaican immigrant and former dockworker.
  3. A dockworker tore the false bottom out.

News

  1. Tractor falls into Port of LA waters, driver dies

    Officials say a dockworker was killed when a tractor used to move cargo plunged into the water at the Port of Los Angeles.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego

  2. Dockworker Dies After Tractor Falls into Water

    A dockworker died Monday afternoon at the Port of Los Angeles after a utility tractor rig fell into the water, authorities said. Photo Credit: NBC
    on July 2, 2013     Source: NBC Los Angeles

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