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roustabout in Occupations topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishroustaboutrous‧ta‧bout /ˈraʊstəbaʊt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 especially American EnglishBOSTRONG PERSON a man who does work for which he needs to be strong but not skilled, especially in a port, an oilfield, or a circus
Examples from the Corpus
roustaboutSpent three days as roustabout and barker with the jerry Lepke Ten-in-One Carnival.