A person hired to do short-term manual work.
- ‘People think illustrators are hired hands - [they're] anything but,’ said director Terrence Brown.
- A number of the criminal's hired hands immediately left the country.
- Under such conditions, investigators become little more than hired hands, and their institutions little more than drug company outposts.
laborer, worker, workingman, employee, working man/woman, help, assistant;
peon, menial, drudge
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Syllabification: hired hand
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