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Noun: longshoreman (longshoremen)  'long,shor-mun
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: docker)
  1. A laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
    - stevedore, loader, docker [Brit], dockhand, dock worker, dockworker, dock-walloper, lumper, wharfie [Austral, NZ]

Derived forms: longshoremen

Type of: jack, laborer [US], labourer [Brit, Cdn], manual laborer [US], manual labourer [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Longshoreman