mineworker

Definitions of mineworker
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n laborer who works in a mine

Synonyms:
miner
Types:
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coal miner, collier, pitman
someone who works in a coal mine
gold digger, gold miner, gold panner
a miner who digs or pans for gold in a gold field
placer miner
a miner who extracts minerals from a placer by washing or dredging
prospector
someone who explores an area for mineral deposits
strip miner
a miner who does strip mining
forty-niner
a miner who took part in the California gold rush in 1849
sourdough
a settler or prospector (especially in western United States or northwest Canada and Alaska)
Type of:
jack, laborer, labourer, manual laborer
someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor

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