HyperDic: employee

English > 1 sense of the word employee:
NOUNperson employeea worker who is hired to perform a job
employee > pronunciation
Soundsehmploy'iy; ihmploy'iy
English > employee: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA worker who is hired to perform a job.
Narrowerbartender, barman, barkeep, barkeeper, mixologistAn employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
clerkAn employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
company manAn employee whose first loyalty is to the company rather than to fellow workers
copyist, scribe, scrivenersomeone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts
copywriterA person employed to write advertising or publicity copy
crewmanA member of a work crew
deliveryman, delivery boy, deliverersomeone employed to make deliveries
dining-room attendant, restaurant attendantsomeone employed to provide service in a dining room
dispatcheremployee of a transportation company who controls the departures of vehicles according to weather conditions and in the interest of efficient service
dog catcherAn employee of a municipal pound who is hired to round up stray dogs and cats
floaterAn employee who is reassigned from job to job as needed
floorwalker, shopwalkerAn employee of a retail store who supervises sales personnel and helps with customer problems
gardenersomeone employed to work in a garden
gasmansomeone employed by a gas company
goferAn employee whose duties include running errands
hireA newly hired employee
hired helpemployee hired for domestic or farm work (often used in the singular to refer to several employees collectively)
hireling, pensionaryA person who works only for money
jobholderAn employee who holds a regular job
line workerAn employee who works on an assembly line
liverymanA worker in a livery stable
office boyA young man who is employed to do odd jobs in a business office
organization manAn employee who sacrifices his own individuality for the good of an organization
porter, Pullman porterA railroad employee who assists passengers (especially on sleeping cars)
potboy, potmanA worker in an inn or public house who serves customers and does various chores
public servantsomeone who holds a government position (either by election or appointment)
registrarA person employed to keep a record of the owners of stocks and bonds issued by the company
salesperson, sales representative, sales repA person employed to represent a business and to sell its merchandise (as to customers in a store or to customers who are visited)
sandwichmanA person with advertising boards hanging from the shoulders
spotterA worker employed to apply spots (as markers or identifiers)
spotterA worker employed at a dry-cleaning establishment to remove spots
staff member, stafferAn employee who is a member of a staff of workers (especially a member of the staff that works for the President of the United States)
stagehand, stage technicianAn employee of a theater who performs work involved in putting on a theatrical production
stocktaker, stock-takerAn employee whose job is to take inventory
sweeperAn employee who sweeps / sweeps (floors or streets etc.)
tollkeeper, tollman, tollgatherer, toll collector, toll taker, toll agent, tollersomeone employed to collect tolls
trainman, railroader, railroad man, railwayman, railway manAn employee of a railroad
turncockOne employed to control water supply by turning ... / turning water mains on and off
typistsomeone paid to operate a typewriter
workman, workingman, working man, working personAn employee who performs manual or industrial labor
BroaderworkerA person who works at a specific occupation
OppositeemployerA person or firm that employs workers
Spanishempleada, empleado, trabajadora, trabajador
Catalanassalariat, empleada, empleat, treballadora, treballador
Verbsemployengage or hire for work

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