hardworking

adjective
hard·​work·​ing | \ ˈhärd-ˈwər-kiŋ How to pronounce hardworking (audio) \

Definition of hardworking

: constantly, regularly, or habitually engaged in earnest and energetic work : industrious, diligent a hardworking young woman "Our students have to be very hardworking and committed. They put in long hours. …"— Beth Farbotnik

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Recent Examples on the Web That elegance is abetted by a hardworking staff who is consistently delightful and truly interested in our well-being. Beth Segal, cleveland, "Equal opportunity dining: Golden Corral rounds up fine food at affordable prices," 23 Jan. 2020 View this post on Instagram Beautiful @lizzobeeating stopped by our @foodbankvictoria warehouse today to thank our hardworking team and vollies who have been working tirelessly for the past 6 days. Sarah Midkiff, refinery29.com, "Lizzo Lends A Helping Hand In Australia By Volunteering At A Food Bank," 9 Jan. 2020 While the government promotes its citizens as good-natured and hardworking, DeParle also captures the intense loneliness experienced by migrants, particularly those separated for long stretches from their children. Barbara Spindel, The Christian Science Monitor, "‘A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves’ is extraordinary, moving," 12 Sep. 2019 Rodriguez described his grandfather as a hardworking man whose hobbies included sitting outside and soaking up the sun with the family dog. Alisha Ebrahimji, CNN, "People are finding one final image of a deceased love one thanks to Google Maps' Street View," 10 Jan. 2020 View this post on Instagram Beautiful @lizzobeeating stopped by our @foodbankvictoria warehouse today to thank our hardworking team and vollies who have been working tirelessly for the past 6 days. Sarah Midkiff, refinery29.com, "Lizzo Lends A Helping Hand In Australia By Volunteering At A Food Bank," 8 Jan. 2020 Following the lead of hardworking buddies and being as practical as possible is the best road to take. Tribune Content Agency, oregonlive, "Horoscope for Sept. 24, 2019: Leo, keep those emotions in check; Capricorn, examine all angles," 24 Sep. 2019 Outside of its hardworking rescue pups, Loveland is also home to Parker the Snow Dog. Danika Worthington, The Know, "Watch Loveland’s 5-month-old puppy be adorable on the ski slopes," 6 Dec. 2019 William Jackson, who worked in the 12th Precinct from 2009 to 2014 and remembers McClain as outgoing, confident, brave and hardworking. Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press, "Slain Detroit police officer was outgoing, funny and 'loved, loved, loved' his job," 21 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of hardworking

1774, in the meaning defined above

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28 Jan 2020

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“Hardworking.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hardworking. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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hardworking

adjective
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English Language Learners Definition of hardworking

: using a lot of time and energy to do work

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