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Meaning of worker by Wiktionary Dictionary



    to work + -er .


    • ( RP ) IPA: /ˈwɜːkə/, X-SAMPA: /"w3:k@/
    • ( US ) IPA: /ˈwɝkɚ/, X-SAMPA: /"w3`k@`/
    • Rhymes: -ɜː( ɹ )kə( ɹ )


    worker ( plural: workers )

    1. A person who performs labor for his living, especially manual labor .
    2. A nonreproductive social insect, such as ant, bee, termite or wasp .
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Explanation of worker by Wordnet Dictionary


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

    2. a person who works at a specific occupation

    3. he is a good worker
    4. a person who acts and gets things done

    5. he's a miracle worker
    6. a member of the working class ( not necessarily employed )

    7. workers of the world--unite!