Definition of laborer
: one that labors; specifically : a person who does unskilled physical work for wages
Examples of laborer in a sentence
He has been working as a laborer on a construction project.
<having no real skills, the men could only find work as laborers unloading cargo ships>
First Known Use of laborer
LABORER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of laborer for English Language Learners
: a person who does hard physical work for money
LABORER Defined for Kids
Definition of laborer for Students
: a person who does physical work for pay <a farm laborer>
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