mineworker mineworker  /ˈmaɪn ˌwɜr kər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) laborer who works in a mine

Usage(s):

  1. This week the powerful mineworker foundation on which the shaggy labor leader climbed was crumbling.
  2. Then the eldest son of a mineworker dies suddenly on a farm far from the village.

News

  • Mine games

    Editor, I was a mineworker for over three years. For those years, it seemed I was able to support myself. While at the copper mine I worked at in the U.P. from 1991 to 1994, my wages and benefits added up to about $500 a week. The price of copper was about $1 per pound so in about three years I had to have been responsible for labor, producing in the least 78,000 lbs. of copper, just so they ...
    on July 25, 2013     Source: The Ashland Daily Press

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