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worker

 
Noun worker has 4 senses
  1. worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
    --1 is a kind of
    person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
    Antonyms: nonworker
    --1 has particulars:
     caster; finisher; assistant, helper, help, supporter; beater; bill poster, poster, bill sticker; bleacher; boatman, boater, waterman; carter; charcoal burner; cornhusker; driver; employee; freelance, independent, self-employed person; gutter; hanger; lamplighter; melter; mopper; muzzler; nailer; oiler; part-timer; peeler; planter; plier, plyer; processor; pruner, trimmer; puller, tugger, dragger; quarryman, quarrier; ragsorter; scab, strikebreaker, blackleg, rat; scrubber; servant, retainer; sheller; shelver; shingler; shoveler, shoveller; skidder; skilled worker, trained worker; slave, striver, hard worker; solderer; splicer; splitter; stainer; stemmer; stringer; stripper, stemmer, sprigger; tacker; tapper; teaser; temp, temporary worker; toiler; throwster, thrower; tier, tier up; tiler; topper; topper; trade unionist, unionist, union member; twiner; volunteer, unpaid worker; wallah; washer; winder; wiper; working girl; workmate
    Derived forms: verb work2, verb work1
  2. proletarian, prole, worker - a member of the working class (not necessarily employed); "workers of the world--unite!"
    --2 is a kind of commoner, common man, common person
    --2 is a member of labor, labour, working class, proletariat
  3. worker - sterile member of a colony of social insects that forages for food and cares for the larvae
    --3 is a kind of
    insect
    --3 has particulars: soldier; worker bee
    Derived form: verb work1
  4. actor, doer, worker - a person who acts and gets things done; "he's a principal actor in this affair"; "when you want something done get a doer"; "he's a miracle worker"
    --4 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
    --4 has particulars:
     demon; eager beaver, busy bee, live wire, sharpie, sharpy; energizer, energiser, vitalizer, vitaliser, animator; go-getter, whizz-kid, whiz-kid, ball of fire; man of action, man of deeds; powerhouse, human dynamo, ball of fire, fireball
    Derived form: verb work1
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