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laborer

noun
la·​bor·​er | \ ˈlā-bər-ər How to pronounce laborer (audio) \

Definition of laborer

: one that labors specifically : a person who does unskilled physical work for wages

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Examples of laborer in a Sentence

He has been working as a laborer on a construction project. having no real skills, the men could only find work as laborers unloading cargo ships
Recent Examples on the Web Maria goes, instead, to Tiago and asks him to stop the coming confrontation between Mexican laborers and police. Nick Romano, EW.com, "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels," 27 Apr. 2020 Javeri Kadri was able to pay farmers for the rest of the year and expand health care coverage and insurance to all of Diaspora’s farmers and laborers, with the additional goal of raising $10,000 for an emergency fund for all of the farms to share. Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, "Bay Area direct-trade spice companies bring equity, fresh spices into the kitchen," 23 Apr. 2020 The decision not to block guest worker programs — which provide specific visas for technology workers, farm laborers and others — is a concession to business groups, which assailed the White House on Tuesday. Michael D. Shear, New York Times, "Trump Halts New Green Cards, but Backs Off Broader Immigration Ban," 21 Apr. 2020 The new president, Andrew Johnson, thought black people should remain dependent laborers and offered amnesty to all Confederates leaders. Daniel R. Mandell, Time, "How the Civil War Changed the Way Americans Thought About Economic Inequality," 7 Apr. 2020 Railroad officials were less able to ignore the prostitutes, central European laborers, and other opportunists already established along Ship Creek. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, "How South Addition became Anchorage’s first red-light district," 10 Feb. 2020 Residents include guards who work at a nearby state prison, farm laborers and oil-field workers. Randy Diamond, San Antonio Express-News, "Bust Town Gamble," 7 Feb. 2020 His father, an Italian immigrant who worked as a laborer and car painter, bought him a guitar at 9. Terence Mcardle, BostonGlobe.com, "Jack Scott, briefly a rockabilly and pop hitmaker, dies at 83," 25 Jan. 2020 His father, an Italian immigrant who worked as a laborer and car painter, bought him a guitar at 9.

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First Known Use of laborer

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Laborer.” waleadership.com Dictionary2020欧洲杯滚球, Merriam-Webster, http://waleadership.com/dictionary/laborer. Accessed 11 May. 2020.

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laborer

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How to pronounce laborer (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of laborer

: a person who does hard physical work for money

laborer

noun
la·​bor·​er | \ ˈlā-bər-ər How to pronounce laborer (audio) \

Kids Definition of laborer

: a person who does physical work for pay a farm laborer

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