Synonyms and Antonyms of employee

  1. one who works for another for wages or a salary <an employer who was loved and admired by generations of employees> Synonyms hand, hireling, jobholder, retainer, worker Related Words assistant, cog, flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), subordinate, underling, yes-man; drudge, gandy dancer, grub, hack, jobber, laborer, navvy [chiefly British], toiler; nine-to-fiver, wage earner, wage slave, wageworker, workingman, workingwoman, workman, workwoman; associate, colleague, coworker; temp, temporary Near Antonyms boss, superior, supervisor Antonyms employer, gaffer [British]

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