What does worker mean?

Definitions for worker
ˈwɜr kərwork·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. worker(noun)

    a person who works at a specific occupation

    "he is a good worker"

  2. proletarian, prole, worker(noun)

    a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)

    "workers of the world--unite!"

  3. worker(noun)

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

  4. actor, doer, worker(noun)

    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. worker(Noun)

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

  2. worker(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Worker(noun)

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

  2. Worker(noun)

    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  

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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    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say worker in sign language?

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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. The ILO:

    Protective measures should include action taken to ensure that a woman worker does not lose her job during pregnancy and that maternity is not a source of discrimination.

  2. Alfonso Cuaron:

    To see a film about an indigenous domestic worker embraced this way in an age when fear and anger propose to divide us means the world to me, reverting back to a world of separation and isolation is not a solution to anything.

  3. Anthony Fauci:

    Someone who is probably a rural worker in the woods, in the forest, in the jungle gets bit by a mosquito who is infected with yellow fever but likely got it from a monkey, so it goes from animal to human, but it doesn't get into the population of Aedes aegypti, which are very frequent in the big cities like Rio de Janeiro.

  4. Elinor Brown:

    None of us believed it at first, because we found out through an old co-worker and at first it was like, Oh yeah that happened ten years ago.

  5. Eli Wilson:

    This as a very slippery slope, in this context, it opens another can of worms to allow employers to use them as a wage replacement when worker earnings are already not particularly high.

Images & Illustrations of worker

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