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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (36)
  • The longshoreman was a saucy yin to the Market Street's cheesy yang.
  • Here I paraphrase longshoreman philosopher Eric Hoffer, from whom I lifted the title for this article.
  • (link) Lots of CGI to make Tom Cruise look more like a longshoreman, which is to say, a lot more like a fireplug.
  • "Where did I learn it?" the longshoreman repeated. for more
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