a wharf laborer or deck hand, as on the Mississippi River.
an unskilled laborer who lives by odd jobs.
a circus laborer who helps in setting up and taking down the tents and in caring for the animals, equipment, and grounds.
any unskilled laborer working in an oil field.
Compare roughneck (def 2).
an unskilled labourer on an oil rig
(Austral) another word for rouseabout
(US & Canadian) a labourer in a circus or fairground
noun 1. roustabout (def 1).
noun 1. a defeat attended with disorderly flight; dispersal of a defeated force in complete disorder: to put an army to rout; to put reason to rout. 2. any overwhelming defeat: a rout of the home team by the state champions. 3. a tumultuous or disorderly crowd of persons. 4. the rabble or mob. 5. […]
noun 1. a course, way, or road for passage or travel: What’s the shortest route to Boston? 2. a customary or regular line of passage or travel: a ship on the North Atlantic route. 3. a specific itinerary, round, or number of stops regularly visited by a person in the performance of his or her […]
- Route 128
Route 128 definition Used as a synonym for high technology (see high-tech); this term refers to a highway encircling the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts, which is known for the concentration of electronics and computer firms located along it. (Compare Silicon Valley.)