- A person doing unskilled manual work for wages: a farm labourerMore example sentences
workman, worker, working man, hand, manual worker, unskilled worker, blue-collar worker, hired hand, hired man, roustabout, labouring man, drudge, menial; Spanish-American peon; Australian/New Zealand rouseabout; Indian mazdoor, khalasi• dated navvyin Scotland & Ireland , • historical cottarin Australia , • historical kanaka• archaic mechanic, cottier
- ‘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.