Wharfinger definition

wôrfĭn-jər, hwôr-
One who owns or manages a wharf.
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A person who owns or manages a wharf.
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(chiefly historical) The owner or manager of a wharf.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
wharfinger
Plural:
wharfingers

Origin of wharfinger

  • Alteration of wharfage –er

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From wharfage + -er.

    From Wiktionary