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Meaning of LABORER

Pronunciation:  'leyburur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor

LABORER is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: jack, labourer, manual laborer
 See Also: agricultural laborer, agricultural labourer, cleaner, day laborer, day labourer, digger, dishwasher, dock worker, docker, dockhand, dock-walloper, drudge, faller, feller, fireman, galley slave, gandy dancer, gravedigger, hand, hewer, hired hand, hired man, hod carrier, hodman, itinerant, loader, longshoreman, lumberjack, lumberman, lumper, miner, mineworker, mule driver, mule skinner, muleteer, navvy, peon, platelayer, porter, rail-splitter, sawyer, section hand, skinner, splitter, sprayer, stacker, steeplejack, stevedore, stoker, tracklayer, woodcutter, working man, working person, workman, wrecker, yardman



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: 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, factory worker, flunky, free lance, free-lancer, full-time worker, hand, industrial worker, jobber, jobholder, laborers, laboring man, linendrapers, lower classes, lower middle class, lower orders, lumpen proletariat, menial, middle class, middle orders, migrant, moiler, navvy, office temporary, operative, ordinary people, peasantry, plain folks, plain people, proletarian, proletariat, rank and file, roustabout, salaried worker, self-employed person, servant, shopkeepers, small tradesmen, stiff, temporary, the lower cut, the other half, the third estate, toiler, toilers, toiling class, upper middle class, vulgus, wage earner, wage slave, wageworker, worker, workgirl, workhand, working class, working girl, working people, workingman, workingwoman, workman