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Definition of "dockworkers" [dockworkers]

  • Plural form of dockworker. (noun)

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Use "dockworkers" in a sentence
  • "Indeed, by the turn of the century, when respectable Americans shunned jazz as black and criminal jungle music but many at the lowest orders of society—mostly black and Italian dockworkers along the Mississippi waterfront—nonetheless demonstrated a willingness to pay to hear and dance to it, New Orleans gangsters happily made it their business."
  • "Artists in San Francisco supported the dockworkers when they went on strike against low wages, long hours and terrible working conditions."
  • "Many artists such as Victor Arnautoff, Adelyne Cross Eriksson and Louise Gilbert commemorated the events leading to the 1934 General Strike, while artists like Pele deLappe worked painting signs and cartooning from the moment the dockworkers went on strike."