noun. a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port.
- manual laborer
- dock worker
Example sentences of the word longshoreman
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.