Laborer

  • 1Laborer — at work Occupation Activity sectors Construction Description Competencies Patience with supervisory staff selected by nepotism not skill A Labo …

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  • 2laborer — [lā′bər ər] n. [ME < OFr laboreor < laborer: see LABOR] 1. a person who labors; esp., a wage earning worker whose work is largely hard physical labor 2. an unskilled or semiskilled worker who brings materials to, and does preparatory work… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3laborer — index artisan, employee Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 laborer …

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  • 4Laborer — La bor*er, n. [Written also labourer.] One who labors in a toilsome occupation; a person who does work that requires strength rather than skill, as distinguished from that of an {artisan}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5laborer — UK US /ˈleɪbərər/ noun [C] US ► LABOURER(Cf. ↑labourer) …

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  • 6laborer — (n.) mid 14c., manual worker, especially an unskilled one, agent noun from LABOR (Cf. labor) (v.). Meaning member of the working class, member of the lowest social rank is from c.1400 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7laborer — workingman, workman, *worker, craftsman, handicraftsman, mechanic, artisan, operative, hand, roustabout …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8laborer — [n] worker blue collar worker, drudge, farmhand, grunt, hand, hireling, manual worker, migrant worker, peon, unskilled worker, working man/woman, working stiff*; concept 348 …

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  • 9laborer — Synonyms and related words: blue collar worker, bourgeoisie, breadwinner, casual, casual laborer, common laborer, common people, common run, common sort, commonage, commonality, commonalty, commoners, commons, day laborer, drudge, employee,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10laborer — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. worker, work[ing]man or woman, wage earner. See exertion. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. worker, day laborer, unskilled worker, toiler, blue collar worker, manual laborer; carpenter s helper, bricklayer s… …

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  • 11laborer — n worker, hand, workman, toiler, moiler, drudge, unskilled laborer, manual laborer, blue collar worker, Inf. hardhat, (in the Southern U.S.) Disparaging. redneck; employee, help, hired hand, hireling, servant; working man or woman, wage earner,… …

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  • 12laborer — noun someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor (Freq. 5) • Syn: ↑manual laborer, ↑labourer, ↑jack • Derivationally related forms: ↑labour (for: ↑labourer), ↑ …

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  • 13laborer — /lay beuhr euhr/, n. 1. a person engaged in work that requires bodily strength rather than skill or training: a laborer in the field. 2. any worker. [1275 1325; ME; see LABOR, ER1] * * * …

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  • 14laborer — n. 1) a common; day; immigrant; itinerant; skilled; unskilled laborer 2) (BE) an agricultural labourer (CE has farm worker) 3) (BE) a casual labourer (AE has transient worker) …

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  • 15laborer — noun auto industry laborers Syn: workman, worker, working man/woman, manual worker, unskilled worker, day laborer, blue collar worker, hired hand, hand, peon, roustabout, drudge, menial; informal grunt; archaic mechanic, cottier …

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  • 16laborer —   Limahana, lawehana, pa a hana.    ♦ Fellow laborer, hoa lawehana …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 17laborer — The word ordinarily denotes one who subsists by physical labor. American Surety Co. of New York v. Stuart, Tex.Civ.App., 151 S.W.2d 886, 888. One who, as a means of livelihood, performs work and labor for another. Person who follows any… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18laborer — The word ordinarily denotes one who subsists by physical labor. American Surety Co. of New York v. Stuart, Tex.Civ.App., 151 S.W.2d 886, 888. One who, as a means of livelihood, performs work and labor for another. Person who follows any… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19laborer — noun Date: 14th century one that labors; specifically a person who does unskilled physical work for wages …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20laborer — la|bor|er [ˈleıbərə US bərər] n the American spelling of ↑labourer …

    Dictionary of contemporary English