Definition of Jimmy Hoffa from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Jimmy Hoffa

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(1913-?1975) a US trade union leader. He was President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and greatly increased their power. He was found guilty of trying to bribe a member of a jury and was sent to prison from 1967 to 1971. He disappeared in 1975 and his body has never been found, though people assume he was murdered.