Blackleg - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈblækleɡ|  American pronunciation of the word blackleg
Brit.  |ˈblaklɛɡ|  British pronunciation of the word blackleg

noun

- someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike (syn: rat, scab, strikebreaker)

verb

- take the place of work of someone on strike (syn: fink, rat, scab)

Word forms

noun
singular: blackleg
plural: blacklegs
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