noun la·bor·er \-bər-ər\

: a person who does hard physical work for money

Full Definition of LABORER

:  one that labors; specifically :  a person who does unskilled physical work for wages

Examples of LABORER

  1. He has been working as a laborer on a construction project.
  2. <having no real skills, the men could only find work as laborers unloading cargo ships>

First Known Use of LABORER

14th century

Rhymes with LABORER


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