1. [ noun ] (work) a person who works at a specific job

"he is a good worker"

Related terms: nonworker person employee servant assistant skilled_worker mill-hand mover slave working_girl volunteer packer part-timer driver trade_unionist wallah cornhusker bill_poster caster quarryman processor rat-catcher roadman freelance boatman excavator nailer scab roundsman dragger tacker utility_man winder gutter warehouser washer teaser peeler sheller finisher beater bleacher hanger melter mopper muzzler lamplighter oiler plier pruner fuller scrubber shoveler shelver shingler skidder solderer temp mill-girl splitter splicer stainer stringer tier tiler twiner throwster wiper toiler planter ragsorter stemmer sprigger tapper charcoal_burner topper topper workmate carter work
2. [ noun ] (work) a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
Synonyms: proletarian prole

"workers of the world--unite!"

Related terms: commoner labor
3. [ noun ] (zoology) sterile member of a colony of social insects that forages for food and cares for the larvae
Related terms: insect worker_bee soldier
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 30873
5. [ noun ] a person who acts and gets things done
Synonyms: doer actor

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

Related terms: person man_of_action eager_beaver powerhouse animator demon go-getter work act
Similar spelling:   workroom