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  Definition of worker
  1. sterile member of a colony of social insects that forages for food and cares for the larvae
  2. a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
  3. a person who acts and gets things done; "he''s a principal actor in this affair"; "when you want something done get a doer"; "he''s a miracle worker"
  4. a member of the working class (not necessarily employed); "workers of the world--unite!"
Similar Words: actor, doer, proletarian, prole

 

Hyponyms: soldier, worker bee, caster, finisher, assistant, helper, help, supporter, beater, bill poster, poster, bill sticker, bleacher, boatman, boater, waterman, carter, charcoal burner, cornhusker, driver, employee, freelance, independent, self-employed person, gutter, hanger, lamplighter, melter, mopper, muzzler, nailer, oiler, part-timer, peeler, planter, plier, plyer, processor, pruner, trimmer, puller, tugger, dragger, quarryman, quarrier, ragsorter, scab, strikebreaker, blackleg, rat, scrubber, servant, retainer, sheller, shelver, shingler, shoveler, shoveller, skidder, skilled worker, trained worker, slave, striver, hard worker, solderer, splicer, splitter, stainer, stemmer, stringer, stripper, sprigger, tacker, tapper, teaser, temp, temporary worker, toiler, throwster, thrower, tier, tier up, tiler, topper, trade unionist, unionist, union member, twiner, volunteer, unpaid worker, wallah, washer, winder, wiper, working girl, workmate, demon, eager beaver, busy bee, live wire, sharpie, sharpy, energizer, energiser, vitalizer, vitaliser, animator, go-getter, whizz-kid, whiz-kid, ball of fire, man of action, man of deeds, powerhouse, human dynamo, fireball

 

Member Meronyms: labor, labour, working class, proletariat

 

Derivational Morphology: work, do work, do, perform, execute, act

 

Anagrams: rework

 

Language Translations:
Breton: labourer   Bulgarian: работник  
Chinese: 工人   Dutch: arbeider  
Finnish: työläinen   French: travailleur  
German: Arbeiter   Italian: lavoratore  
Japanese: 働く人   Korean: 노동자  
Maltese: ħaddiem   Polish: robotnik  
Portuguese: trabalhador   Russian: работник  
Serbian: trudbenik   Spanish: trabajador  
Swedish: arbetare  
 
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