guest worker

noun
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of guest worker

:a foreign laborer working temporarily in an industrialized usually European country

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First Known Use of guest worker

1960


GUEST WORKER Defined for English Language Learners

guest worker

noun

Definition of guest worker for English Language Learners

  • : a person from one country who lives and works for a time in another country


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