What does worker mean?

Definitions for worker
ˈwɜr kərwork·er

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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

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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. Kristaps Porzingis:

    My older brother, Janis, he was a really hard worker when he played, he wants me to take advantage of my potential and be the best player I can be. So I'm very serious, very professional about what I can do.

  2. Joni Ernst:

    I'm worried about a bailout but we want to make sure that we are supporting industry. But I think we need to focus on the American worker right now rather than some of the large corporations.

  3. Jesse Hurwitz:

    Diminishing labor market slack has led to a modest increase in wage growth, evident across several measures of worker compensation, we expect that wage growth will continue to move up gradually, helping core inflation return toward target once the headwinds from lower import prices subside.

  4. Marc Elias:

    We have sought a statewide remedy because we believe that all voters -- whether they voted for Sen. Senator Nelson or for Republican Gov. Rick Scott -- should not be disenfranchised because an election worker doesn't believe that their signature in two different places are closely resembling.

  5. Buena Ventura Martin-Godinez:

    Since Janne Idali Godinez Martin doesn't speak English, and where Janne Idali Godinez Martin is they only speak English -- I left the social worker messages because Janne Idali Godinez Martin speaks Spanish. I would tell Janne Idali Godinez Martin my daughter is sick, I begged them to see my daughter but they didn't pay attention to me.

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