Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 22:47
From wharfage + -er.
wharfinger (plural wharfingers)
- (chiefly historical) The owner or manager of a wharf.
- 1993, Samuel Beckett, Dream of Fair to Middling Women, ISBN 1559702176, page 7:
- “Get off my pier,” said the wharfinger rudely, “and let me get home to my tea.”