helper

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noun help·er \ˈhel-pər\

Definition of helper

  1. :  one that helps; especially :  a relatively unskilled worker who assists a skilled worker usually by manual labor

Examples of helper in a Sentence

  1. The carpenter measured the wall while one of his helpers brought in the tools.

  2. over the summer Chris worked as a carpenter's helper

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First Known Use of helper

13th century


HELPER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of helper for English Language Learners

  • : someone who helps another person with a job or task



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