Roustabout – meaning of the word and examples

An unskilled or semiskilled labourer especially in an oil field or refinery. (Merriam – Webster)

roustabout is a unskilled worker, especially one who works in a port or at an oil well. (Collins Dictionary)

A person whose job involved heavy unskilled work. (Cambridge Dictionary)

An unskilled or casual labourer. (Oxford Dictionaries)


What Does a Roustabout Do in the Oilfields?

Roustabout. Wikipedia.

A roustabout throwing a freshly shorn fleece onto a wool table for skirting and classing.


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