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labourer Line breaks: la|bour¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈleɪb(ə)rə/
(US laborer)

Definition of labourer in English:


A person doing unskilled manual work for wages: a farm labourer
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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, 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;
in Scotland & Ireland , historicalcottar
in Australia , historicalkanaka
archaicmechanic, cottier

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