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Definition of "teamster" [team•ster]

  • One who drives a truck for hauling loads, especially as an occupation. (noun)
  • One who drives a team. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "teamster" in a sentence
  • "The Green Party is running Howie Hawkins, a teamster from the Rochester area who works for UPS for governor and Gloria Mattera, a health professional and community organizer from Brooklyn for lieutenant governor."
  • "And do you recall the teamster we met by the Park, and how he arrested his salute when he saw who it was?"
  • "From the humble occupation of a "teamster" he gradually arose to real, potential, and effective leadership of his race."