What does teamster mean?

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ˈtim stərteam·ster

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. teamsternoun

    the driver of a team of horses doing hauling

  2. teamster, trucker, truck drivernoun

    someone who drives a truck as an occupation

Wiktionary

  1. teamsternoun

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

  2. teamsternoun

    (American) a person who drives a truck (see teamster Proper noun)

  3. teamsternoun

    a member of the Teamsters labour union, usually a truck driver

Webster Dictionary

  1. Teamsternoun

    one who drives a team

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  1. Teamster

    A teamster, in modern American English, is a truck driver. The trade union named after them is the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, one of the largest unions in the United States. Originally, the term "teamster" referred to a person who drove a team of draft animals, usually a wagon drawn by oxen, horses, or mules. This term was common by the time of the Mexican-American War and the Indian Wars throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries on the American frontier. A teamster might also drive pack animals, such as a muletrain, in which case he was also known as a muleteer or muleskinner. Another name for the occupation was bullwhacker, related to driving oxen. Today this person may be called an outfitter or packer. In Australian English, a teamster was also known as a bullocker or bullocky.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of teamster in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of teamster in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of teamster in a Sentence

  1. James Hoffa:

    You have the support of the 1.4 million Teamster members.

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