Definition of laborer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlāb(ə)rər/
(British labourer)


A person doing unskilled manual work for wages: a farm laborer
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  • ‘I am just a widower looking after his three children; a poor labourer who gets by picking olives and minding the vegetable patch,’ he told reporters.
  • A construction labourer was killed and another sustained injuries when a private bus hit their motorcycle in Vazhapadi here on Sunday.
  • Authorities say the trio offered the day laborers work and then drove them to secluded areas to rob them at knifepoint.
workman, worker, workingman, manual worker, unskilled worker, day laborer, blue-collar worker, hired hand, hand, peon, roustabout, drudge, menial
informal grunt
archaic mechanic, cottier

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Syllabification: la·bor·er

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