Teamster
Teamster \Team"ster\, n. One who drives a team. [1913 Webster]

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  • teamster — team‧ster [ˈtiːmstə ǁ ər] noun [countable] TRANSPORT JOBS someone whose job is to drive a truck: • the President of the Teamsters union * * * teamster UK US /ˈtiːmstər/ noun [C] US HR, TRANSPORT …   Financial and business terms

  • teamster — person who drives a team of horses (especially in hauling freight), 1777, from TEAM (Cf. team) (n.) + STER (Cf. ster). Transferred to motor truck drivers by 1907 …   Etymology dictionary

  • teamster — ☆ teamster [tēm′stər ] n. 1. a person whose occupation is driving teams or trucks for hauling goods 2. [T ] a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, a labor union …   English World dictionary

  • Teamster — Die International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) (deutsch etwa: „Internationale Bruderschaft der Fuhrleute“), kurz nur „Teamsters“ genannt, ist die Gewerkschaft der Transportarbeiter und damit die größte Einzelgewerkschaft der USA (Washington… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • teamster — team|ster [ timstər ] noun count AMERICAN * 1. ) Teamster or teamster a member of a TRADE UNION in the U.S. called the Teamsters 2. ) someone whose job is to drive a truck …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • teamster — UK [ˈtiːmstə(r)] / US [ˈtɪmstər] noun [countable] Word forms teamster : singular teamster plural teamsters American someone whose job is to drive a truck …   English dictionary

  • teamster — noun /ˈtiːmstər/ a) a person who drives a team of animals (such as horses or oxen) b) (American) a person who drives a truck (see teamster Proper noun) …   Wiktionary

  • Teamster — Teams|ter [ ti:mstɐ], der; s, [engl. teamster, zu: to team = einen Lastzug fahren]: engl. Bez. für Lastkraftwagenfahrer …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Teamster — Teams|ter [ ti:mstə] der; s, <aus engl. teamster, eigtl. »Gespannführer«> engl. Bez. für Lastkraftwagenfahrer …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • teamster — [[t]ti͟ːmstə(r)[/t]] teamsters N COUNT A teamster is a person who drives a truck. [AM] Syn: trucker (in BRIT, use lorry driver) …   English dictionary

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