manual laborer
manual laborer manual laborer n. A person who works with the hands, rather than with the mind.

Syn: laborer, labourer. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Manual labour — Detail from Labor, Charles Sprague Pearce (1896). Manual labour (British English), manual labor (American English) or manual work is physical work done by people, most especially in contrast to that done by machines, and also to that done by… …   Wikipedia

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