n. 1. One who loads a ship, or one who charters and loads a ship.
2. One employed in receiving and forwarding freight.
3. One for whom freight is transported.
4. A vessel used mainly to carry freight.
Noun 1. freighter - a cargo ship; "they did much of their overseas
trade in foreign bottoms"
Synonyms: merchant ship, merchantman, bottom
Amtrak, Aquarius, Ganymede, Hebe, argosy, ark, baggage train, bathyscaphe,
bearer, bheesty, busboy, cable railroad, caddie, caravel, cargo
handler, cargo ship, carrier, carrier pigeon, carter, choo-choo,
coast guard cutter, coaster, cog railroad, cog railway, collier,
common carrier, conveyer, coolie, cupbearer, derelict, drayman,
dredge, el, electric, electric train, elevated, express, express
train, expressman, fishing boat, flier, freight, freight train,
funicular, goods train, gun bearer, hauler, homing pigeon, hydrofoil,
icebreaker, interurban, lash, letter carrier, lightning express,
lightship, limited, liner, litter-bearer, local, merchant ship,
merchantman, metro, milk train, monorail, oiler, packet, packet
boat, paddle steamer, parliamentary, parliamentary train, passenger
train, picket ship, porter, rack-and-pinion railroad, railroad train,
rattler, redcap, refrigeration ship, revenue cutter, rolling stock,
rotor, rotor ship, screw steamer, self-propelled barge, shield-bearer,
ship, shuttle, shuttle train, side-wheeler, skycap, slaver, spar-decker,
special, steam schooner, steam yacht, steamer, stern-wheeler, stevedore,
storeship, streamliner, stretcher-bearer, subway, tanker, tender,
the Water Bearer, train, tramp steamer, transport, transporter,
trawler, truck driver, trucker, tube, turbine, underground, wagoner,
water boy, water carrier, way train, weather ship, whaler More Related
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