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STEVEDORE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stevedore mean? 

STEVEDORE (noun)
  The noun STEVEDORE has 1 sense:

1. a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port

  Familiarity information: STEVEDORE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STEVEDORE (noun)


Sense 1stevedore [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

dock worker; dock-walloper; docker; dockhand; dockworker; loader; longshoreman; lumper; stevedore

Hypernyms ("stevedore" is a kind of...):

jack; laborer; labourer; manual laborer (someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor)


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