noun. a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port.
1. Adjective The average salary range for a longshoreman job was between $20.27 per hour and $34.63 per hour, according to a June 2010 report on the PayScale website. 2. Noun, singular or mass Becoming a longshoreman doesn't require extensive education; and most companies have a high turnover rate, making it a ripe field for new workers.