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Definition of "shop steward" []

  • A union member elected to represent coworkers in dealings with management. (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 "shop steward" in a sentence
  • "Most of his Communist life's been as a shop steward and unionist in the Scottish coalfields."
  • "He was a big beefy Yorkshireman, florid, with pale blue eyes, an ex-coal miner and shop steward with important friends in the Labour Party and Trades Union Council."
Words like "shop steward"
workplace steward