HyperDic: blackleg

English > 2 senses of the word blackleg:
NOUNperson blackleg, scab, strikebreaker, ratsomeone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
VERBsocialblackleg, fink, scab, rattake the place of work of someone on strike
English > blackleg: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
Synonymsscab, strikebreaker, rat
BroaderworkerA person who works at a specific occupation
Spanishcarnero, esquirol, rompe-huelga, rompe-huelgas, rompehuelgas
Catalanesquirol
Verbsblacklegtake the place of work of someone on strike
English > blackleg: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningTake the place of work of someone on strike.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsfink, scab, rat
Broaderwork, do workBe employed
Nounsblacklegsomeone who works (or provides workers) during a strike

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