Definition of Gompers, Samuel in US English:

Gompers, Samuel

proper noun

  • (1850–1924), US labor leader; born in England. He helped to found the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in 1881. When it was reorganized as the American Federation of Labor in 1886, he served as its president until his death and did much to win respect for organized labor.

Pronunciation

Gompers, Samuel

/ˈɡämpərz/