worker


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  • noun

Synonyms for worker

Synonyms for worker

Synonyms for worker

a person who works at a specific occupation

a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)

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

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cried half a dozen old workers with worn wings and nerves, and there was a scuffle and a hum.
The scales are either taken out of the maker's pockets by the workers, or tinkle down on the workers while they wait.
Lucky for the players that the workers weren't Joneses.
The superman manipulated the strings, and when robbery of the workers became too slow or monotonous, they turned loose and robbed one another.
The wedding was two weeks off, when, one afternoon, in San Francisco, Catherine Van Vorst picked him up and whisked him away to see a Boys' Club, recently instituted by the settlement workers in whom she was interested.
The workers in each of these families were at once producers and consumers.
These new undertakings--the farms, the mill, the plantations, and the roads-- have given employment to all the various kinds of workers whom I had called in.
This organisation of the proletarians into a class, and consequently into a political party, is continually being upset again by the competition between the workers themselves.
It was not so much his presence that deterred her from making the attempt as the number of workers that were always between her and the hills where the flier lay.
Simultaneously a warning whistle broke from Ghek's lips and in instant response the workers leaped to their feet, one almost in the girl's path.
Now he thought of Martha's arrival, of the drunkenness among the workers and his own renunciation of drink, then of their present journey and of Taras's house and the talk about the breaking-up of the family, then of his own lad, and of Mukhorty now sheltered under the drugget, and then of his master who made the sledge creak as he tossed about in it.
He saw the six thousand workers, starved and wan, and the little children, seven and eight years of age, who toiled long shifts for ten cents a day.
The strike, or, rather, the lockout, because the workers of Rio Blanco had helped their striking brothers of Puebla.
How the workers have been rendered sterile is a difficulty; but not much greater than that of any other striking modification of structure; for it can be shown that some insects and other articulate animals in a state of nature occasionally become sterile; and if such insects had been social, and it had been profitable to the community that a number should have been annually born capable of work, but incapable of procreation, I can see no very great difficulty in this being effected by natural selection.
Three of his most energetic women workers had withdrawn from the Ladies' Aid Society because a tiny spark of gossip had been fanned by wagging tongues into a devouring flame of scandal.