Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!
Noun worker has 4 senses
- worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
--1 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
--1 has particulars:
| ||caster; finisher; assistant, helper, help, supporter; beater; bill poster, poster, bill sticker; bleacher; boatman, boater, waterman; carter; charcoal burner; cornhusker; driver; employee; freelance, independent, self-employed person; gutter; hanger; lamplighter; melter; mopper; muzzler; nailer; oiler; part-timer; peeler; planter; plier, plyer; processor; pruner, trimmer; puller, tugger, dragger; quarryman, quarrier; ragsorter; scab, strikebreaker, blackleg, rat; scrubber; servant, retainer; sheller; shelver; shingler; shoveler, shoveller; skidder; skilled worker, trained worker; slave, striver, hard worker; solderer; splicer; splitter; stainer; stemmer; stringer; stripper, stemmer, sprigger; tacker; tapper; teaser; temp, temporary worker; toiler; throwster, thrower; tier, tier up; tiler; topper; topper; trade unionist, unionist, union member; twiner; volunteer, unpaid worker; wallah; washer; winder; wiper; working girl; workmate|
- proletarian, prole, worker - a member of the working class (not necessarily employed); "workers of the world--unite!"
--2 is a kind of commoner, common man, common person
--2 is a member of labor, labour, working class, proletariat
- worker - sterile member of a colony of social insects that forages for food and cares for the larvae
--3 is a kind of insect
--3 has particulars: soldier; worker bee
- actor, doer, worker - 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 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
--4 has particulars:
| ||demon; eager beaver, busy bee, live wire, sharpie, sharpy; energizer, energiser, vitalizer, vitaliser, animator; go-getter, whizz-kid, whiz-kid, ball of fire; man of action, man of deeds; powerhouse, human dynamo, ball of fire, fireball|