Day-laborer
Day-laborer Day"-la`bor*er, n. One who works by the day; -- usually applied to a farm laborer, or to a workman who does not work at any particular trade. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

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  • day laborer — (Amer.) n. person who works by the day and is paid by the day (generally an unskilled worker), also spelled day labourer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • day laborer — n. an unskilled worker paid by the day …   English World dictionary

  • day laborer — noun a laborer who works by the day; for daily wages • Syn: ↑day labourer • Hypernyms: ↑laborer, ↑manual laborer, ↑labourer, ↑jack * * * noun : one that works by the day or for daily wages especially as an unskilled laborer …   Useful english dictionary

  • day laborer — day′ la borer n. an unskilled worker paid by the day • Etymology: 1540–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • day laborer — noun A laborer who is is hired and paid one day at a time, with no promise that more work will be available in the future. See Also: day labor …   Wiktionary

  • day laborer — noun Date: 1548 one who works for daily wages especially as an unskilled laborer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • day laborer — an unskilled worker paid by the day. [1540 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • day laborer — A person employed by the day to perform manual labor. Briscoe v Montgomery & Co. 93 Ga 602 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • National Day Laborer Organizing Network — The National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) is an American organization dedicated to improving the lives of day laborers. It was founded in Northridge, California in July 2001 and is based in Los Angeles, California. NDLON functions in a… …   Wikipedia

  • Day labor — is work done where the worker is hired and paid one day at a time, with no promise that more work will be available in the future. It is a form of contingent work. Contents 1 Types 2 In the USA 3 See also 4 Refere …   Wikipedia

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