Definition of Teamster

1. Noun. The driver of a team of horses doing hauling.

Generic synonyms: Driver
Derivative terms: Team



2. Noun. Someone who drives a truck as an occupation.
Exact synonyms: Truck Driver, Trucker
Generic synonyms: Driver
Derivative terms: Truck

Definition of Teamster

1. n. One who drives a team.

Definition of Teamster

1. Noun. a person who drives a team of animals (such as horses or oxen) ¹

2. Noun. (American) a person who drives a truck (see teamster Proper noun) ¹

3. Proper noun. a member of the Teamsters labour union, usually a truck driver ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Teamster

1. a truck driver [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Teamster

teamed
teamer
teamers
teaming
teamings
teamkill
teamkilled
teamkilling
teamless
teamlike
teammate
teammates
teams
teamsheet
teamsheets
teamster (current term)
teamsters
teamwide
teamwise
teamwork
teamworking
teamworks
tean zu
teapot
teapotlike
teapots
teapoy
teapoys
tear-down

Literary usage of Teamster

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1. The Field Practice of Railway Location by Willard Beahan (1909)
"THE BOSS teamster. The Boss teamster is a man not needed when the party is quartered in ... The boss teamster must be a first-class driver on all roads. ..."

2. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1894)
"teamster.—One who drives horses and a wagon for the purpose of carrying ... In the same sense of the statute, one is a teamster who is engaged with his own ..."

3. The American and English Encyclopaedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, James Cockcroft, Lucius Polk McGehee, Charles Porterfield (1904)
"teamster. — A teamster is one who drives horses and a wagon for the purpose of carrying goods (or hire ;3 also, one who drives a team.4 TEAM WORK. ..."

4. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"teamster. "teamster," as used In Prae. Act, § 219, subd. 6, exempting from execution or attachment the team by the use of which a huckster, peddler, ..."

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