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Noun: worker  wur-ku(r)
  1. A person who works at a specific occupation
    "he is a good worker"
  2. A member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    "workers of the world--unite!";
    - proletarian, prole
  3. Sterile member of a colony of social insects that forages for food and cares for the larvae
  4. A person who acts and gets things done
    "he's a miracle worker";
    - actor, doer

Derived forms: workers

Type of: common man, common person, commoner, individual, insect, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Antonym: nonworker

Part of: labor [US], labour [Brit, Cdn], proletariat, proletariate [archaic], working class

Encyclopedia: Worker, George