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Definition 1: sterile member of a colony of social insects that forages for food and cares for the larvae - [noun denoting animal]

(worker is a kind of ...) small air-breathing arthropod

(... is a kind of worker ) a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony

(... is a kind of worker ) sterile bee specialized to collect food and maintain the hive

Definition 2: a person who works at a specific occupation - [noun denoting person]

Samples where worker or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he is a good worker

(worker is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who fastens things by tacking them (as with tacks or by spotwelding)

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who strings

"a stringer of beads"

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who makes or applies stems for artificial flowers

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who stains (wood or fabric)

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who splits fish and removes the backbone

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who splices ropes together by interweaving strands

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who joins or mends with solder

(... is a kind of worker ) someone who works as hard as a slave

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who has acquired special skills

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who uses a skid to move logs

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who shovels

"a shoveler of coal"

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who shingles roofs

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who puts things (as books) on shelves

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who removes shells (as of peas or oysters)

(... is a kind of worker ) a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who uses a tap to cut screw threads

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who teases wool

(... is a kind of worker ) a fellow worker

(... is a kind of worker ) a young woman who is employed

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who wipes

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who winds (e.g., a winch or clock or other mechanism)

(... is a kind of worker ) someone who washes things for a living

(... is a kind of worker ) usually in combination: person in charge of or employed at a particular thing

"a kitchen wallah" "the book wallah"

(... is a kind of worker ) a person who performs voluntary work

(... is a kind of worker ) someone who intertwines (e.g. threads) or forms something by twisting or interlacing

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who belongs to a trade union

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who makes or adds the top to something

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who cuts tops off (of trees or vegetables etc.)

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who lays tile

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who ties something

(... is a kind of worker ) a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn

(... is a kind of worker ) one who works strenuously

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who finds employment only in certain seasons

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who uses a scrub brush to clean a surface (usually a floor or deck)

(... is a kind of worker ) someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike

(... is a kind of worker ) a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who is hired to perform a job

(... is a kind of worker ) a person who is qualified and ready to work

(... is a kind of worker ) someone who drives animals that pull a vehicle

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who husks corn

(... is a kind of worker ) a person who separates and straightens the fibers of cotton or wool

(... is a kind of worker ) a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker whose job is to make charcoal

(... is a kind of worker ) someone whose work is driving carts

(... is a kind of worker ) someone who drives or rides in a boat

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who bleaches (cloth or flour etc.)

(... is a kind of worker ) someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who rouses wild game from under cover for a hunter

(... is a kind of worker ) a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

"my invaluable assistant" "they hired additional help to finish the work"

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who performs the last step in a manufacturing process

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who guts things (fish or buildings or cars etc.)

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who hangs something

(... is a kind of worker ) (when gas was used for streetlights) a person who lights and extinguishes streetlights

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who sorts rags and old clothing for new uses (as in papermaking)

(... is a kind of worker ) a man who works in a quarry

(... is a kind of worker ) someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs

"untouched by the pruner's axe"

(... is a kind of worker ) someone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.)

(... is a kind of worker ) someone who plies a trade

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who puts or sets seeds or seedlings into the ground

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who peels the skins from fruits and vegetables

(... is a kind of worker ) someone who works less than the customary or standard time

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who oils engines or machinery

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who attaches something by nailing it

(... is a kind of worker ) someone who muzzles animals

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who uses a mop to clean a surface

(... is a kind of worker ) a person who holds a second job (usually after hours)

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who melts substances (metal or wax etc.)

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who casts molten metal into finished products

Definition 3: a member of the working class (not necessarily employed) - [noun denoting person]

Samples where worker or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • workers of the world--unite!

Synonyms for worker in the sense of this definition

(worker is a kind of ...) a person who holds no title

(... is a kind of worker ) a worker who has to do all the unpleasant or boring jobs that no one else wants to do

(... is a member of worker) a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages

"there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"

Definition 4: a person who acts and gets things done - [noun denoting person]

Samples where worker or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he's a principal actor in this affair
  • when you want something done get a doer
  • he's a miracle worker

Synonyms for worker in the sense of this definition

(worker is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of worker ) someone extremely diligent or skillful

"he worked like a demon to finish the job on time" "she's a demon at math"

(... is a kind of worker ) an alert and energetic person

(... is a kind of worker ) someone who imparts energy and vitality and spirit to other people

(... is a kind of worker ) someone whose career progresses rapidly

(... is a kind of worker ) someone inclined to act first and think later

(... is a kind of worker ) a highly energetic and indefatigable person

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