Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port.

Usage examples (33)
  • Her whispered obscenities to the dockworker rang in his ears.
  • Longtime dockworker and Vietnam vet Steve Fyten echoed Benjamin's sentiments.
  • In a runner, changes occur in the bones of the leg; in a dockworker, changes occur in the upper torso.
  • He had arrived in America at 19 in 1949 and worked at a variety of jobs, from hotel porter to dockworker. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.