Definition of homeworker in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhōmˌwərkər/


A person who works from home, especially doing low-paid piecework.
Example sentences
  • ‘One of our primary aims this year is to ensure that the government gives the employment status of homeworkers the attention that it deserves,’ she said.
  • In 1999, he documented the experiences of 30 homeworkers in a report that shattered the then-popular image of homework as a stress-free and more flexible alternative to full-time office or factory work.
  • The researchers will also be giving information and support to homeworkers who want to try to fight for their right to the minimum wage.



Pronunciation: /ˈhōmˌwərkiNG/
Example sentences
  • The UK government has published guidelines to help businesses keen to provide PCs to employees for homeworking.
  • Homeworking is potentially available to any member of staff.
  • I can give you a personal example of the sort of benefits that can come from homeworking.

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Syllabification: home·work·er

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