coworker

noun co·work·er \ ˈkō-ˌwər-kər \
variants: or co-worker
|Updated on: 9 Aug 2018

Definition of coworker

plural coworkers or co-workers
: one who works with another : a fellow worker
  • went out for drinks with her coworkers after work
  • So instead of serving your family, friends and even co-workers outdated, calorie-laden foods, treat them to this new cuisine.
  • —Charlotte Lyons

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First Known Use of coworker

circa 1643

in the meaning defined above

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