Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who works or provides an employer with workers during a strike.

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  • n. A non-unionized worker hired to replace a striking union worker.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike

Etymologies

strike + breaker (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Furthering the betrayal, the president and the Democratic Congressional majority failed to even put anti-strikebreaker legislation on the map -- despite the fact that organized labor had emphasized the importance of such legislation for working people hard-hit by the recession of the early 1990s.

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  • Witnesses would later say they could identify the man who had raised the false alarm and much of the evidence pointed to his occupation: He was a strikebreaker.

    Steve Lehto: The Italian Hall Disaster: One Reason to Observe a Silent Night This Christmas Eve

  • He next became a private detective for a street railway corporation, and by successive steps developed into a professional strikebreaker.

    Chapter 16: The End

  • He used BBC for propaganda, operated it as a strikebreaker, secretly wrote anti-union speeches for the Tories, and refused to give air time to worker representatives.

    BBC: Imperial Tool

  • For these reasons, the doctrine of conspiracy was a poor sort of strikebreaker, and it tended to fall out of use.

    A History of American Law

  • In November, for example, among others testifying before the Senate was a nineteen-year-old black strikebreaker, Eugene Steward.

    Savage Peace

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