Occupations and Workers

city father
an important municipal official
 
airplane mechanics
the craft of building and repairing airplanes
 
cabinet minister
the job of a senior minister who is a member of the cabinet
 
strikebreaker
someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
 
joinery
the craft of a joiner
 
Comptroller General
a United States federal official who supervises expenditures and settles claims against the government
 
embalmer
a mortician who treats corpses with preservatives
 
gilder
someone whose occupation is to apply an overlay of gold or gilt
 
engineering
the practical application of technical and scientific knowledge to commerce or industry
 
lobsterman
a person whose occupation is catching lobsters
 
woman
a human female employed to do housework
 
Legionnaire
a member of the American Legion
 
George Frost Kennan
United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
 
flunky
a male servant (especially a footman)
 
lockmaster
a worker in charge of a lock (on a canal)
 
section hand
a laborer assigned to a section gang
 
sourdough
a settler or prospector (especially in western United States or northwest Canada and Alaska)
 
group captain
a commissioned officer (especially one in the Royal Air Force) equivalent in rank to a colonel in the army
 
trouble shooter
a worker whose job is to locate and fix sources of trouble (especially in mechanical devices)
 
girl Friday
a female assistant who has a range of duties
 
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