Definition of helper
: one that helps; especially : a relatively unskilled worker who assists a skilled worker usually by manual labor
Examples of helper in a Sentence
The carpenter measured the wall while one of his helpers brought in the tools.
over the summer Chris worked as a carpenter's helper
Recent Examples of helper from the Web
Helper has advised him on media relations for 19 years.
But his trainer recently advised the trust to take on a helper to eventually replace him.
These domestic helpers are very often young women who must face exploitative conditions.
Rema Webb is pretty wonderful as the bar wry bar proprietor Marley; so is Andre Ward as her hapless helper Jamal.
Helpers attend to injured people inside the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, after a blast Monday, May 22, 2017.
Born helpless, nude and unable to provide for himself, Lore Sjoberg eventually overcame these handicaps to become a helper, a hoper, and a helicopter.
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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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