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Meaning of WORKER

Pronunciation:  'wurkur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  sterile member of a colony of social insects that forages for food and cares for the larvae
  2. [n]  
  3. [n]  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. [n]  a member of the working class (not necessarily employed); "workers of the world--unite!"
 

WORKER is a 6 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: actor, doer, prole, proletarian
 
 Antonyms: nonworker
 
 See Also: animator, assistant, ball of fire, beater, bill poster, bill sticker, blackleg, bleacher, boater, boatman, busy bee, carter, caster, charcoal burner, common man, common person, commoner, cornhusker, demon, dragger, driver, eager beaver, employee, energiser, energizer, finisher, fireball, freelance, go-getter, hanger, hard worker, help, helper, human, human dynamo, independent, individual, insect, labor, labour, lamplighter, live wire, man of action, man of deeds, melter, mopper, mortal, muzzler, nailer, oiler, part-timer, peeler, person, planter, plier, plyer, poster, powerhouse, processor, proletariat, pruner, puller, quarrier, quarryman, rat, retainer, scab, scrubber, self-employed person, servant, sharpie, sharpy, sheller, shelver, shingler, shoveler, shoveller, skidder, skilled worker, slave, solderer, soldier, somebody, someone, soul, splicer, splitter, stainer, strikebreaker, stringer, striver, supporter, tacker, tapper, teaser, temp, temporary worker, thrower, throwster, tier, tier up, tiler, toiler, topper, trained worker, trimmer, tugger, vitaliser, vitalizer, waterman, whiz-kid, whizz-kid, worker bee, working class

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Work"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, works; a laborer; a performer; as,
   a worker in brass.

         Professors of holiness, but workers of iniquity.
                                               --Shak.

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the neuter, or sterile, individuals of
   the social ants, bees, and white ants. The workers are
   generally females having the sexual organs imperfectly
   developed. See {Ant}, and {White ant}, under {White}.

 

 

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