What does worker mean?

Definitions for worker
ˈwɜr kərwork·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word worker.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. workernoun

    a person who works at a specific occupation

    "he is a good worker"

  2. proletarian, prole, workernoun

    a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)

    "workers of the world--unite!"

  3. workernoun

    sterile member of a colony of social insects that forages for food and cares for the larvae

  4. actor, doer, workernoun

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. workernoun

    A person who performs labor for his living, especially manual labor.

  2. workernoun

    A nonreproductive social insect, such as ant, bee, termite or wasp.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Workernoun

    one who, or that which, works; a laborer; a performer; as, a worker in brass

  2. Workernoun

    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

Editors Contribution

  1. worker

    A person who works.

    The workers were so efficient and demonstrated such beautiful unity and teamwork to ensure shared prosperity for everyone.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 28, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'worker' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2822

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'worker' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3132

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'worker' in Nouns Frequency: #206

How to pronounce worker?

  1. Alex
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of worker in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of worker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of worker in a Sentence

  1. Ken Loach:

    It's the perfect situation for the big companies. No risk and the worker has to run himself into the ground without being told to, it's not capitalism failing. It's capitalism working as it always will.

  2. Ude Adigwe:

    It would seem that companies are trying to defray or offset the impact on their finances by putting the burden on the ordinary worker.

  3. Benjamin W. Decker:

    Christ is the perfect embodiment of the Spirit of God. He is the Son of God, the miracle worker, the overcomer, the way maker, and our brother. As fellow children of God, our task is to learn more about His character and to become more like Him.

  4. Mayor Davis:

    The average worker is very scared about it.

  5. Shane Stevenson:

    We are appalled by this brutal attack on a fellow humanitarian who gave Hanna Lahoud life working to help others in need, an attack on humanitarian workers is not only an attack on a humanitarian worker but also on the rights of people affected by conflict to receive assistance and protection.

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