Definition of hard-working in English:

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Pronunciation: /härd ˈwərkiNG/
(also hardworking)


(Of a person) tending to work with energy and commitment; diligent.
Example sentences
  • He knows I'm hard-working, conscientious and can get the right response from players.
  • An enthusiastic and hard-working soldier has been banned from the road after drinking and driving.
  • I am hard-working, conscientious, honest and have a lifetime of experience to offer.
keen, enthusiastic, zealous, busy, with one's shoulder to the wheel, with one's nose to the grindstone

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Syllabification: hard-work·ing

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