HyperDic: working_person

English > 1 sense of the expression working person:
NOUNperson working person, workman, workingman, working manan employee who performs manual or industrial labor
English > working person: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn employee who performs manual or industrial labor.
Synonymsworkman, workingman, working man
NarrowerLudditeOne of the 19th century English workmen who destroyed laborsaving machinery that they thought would cause unemployment
blaster, chargemanA workman employed to blast with explosives
excavatorA workman who excavates for foundations of buildings or for quarrying
fullerA workman who fulls (cleans and thickens) freshly woven cloth for a living
gas fitterA workman who installs and repairs gas fixtures and appliances
guest worker, guestworkerA person with temporary permission to work in another country
heaverA workman who heaves freight or bulk goods (especially at a dockyard)
laborer, manual laborer, labourer, jacksomeone who works with their hands
lacerA workman who laces shoes or footballs or books (during binding)
latherA workman who puts up laths
mill-hand, factory workerA workman in a mill or factory
moverworkman employed by a moving company
packer, bagger, boxerA workman employed to pack things into containers
pasterA workman who pastes
rat-catcher, disinfestation officerA workman employed to destroy or drive away vermin
roadman, road menderA workman who is employed to repair roads
roundsmanA workman employed to make rounds (to deliver goods or make inspections or so on)
scratcherA workman who uses a tool for scratching
shearerA workman who uses shears to cut leather or metal or textiles
spongerA workman employed to collect sponges
stamperA workman whose job is to form or cut out by applying a mold or die (either by hand or by operating a stamping machine)
utility manA workman expected to serve in any capacity when called on
warehouser, warehousemanA workman who manages or works in a warehouse
wetterA workman who wets the work in a manufacturing process
BroaderemployeeA worker who is hired to perform a job
Spanishcontratada, contratado, currita, currito, obrera, obrero
Catalancontractada, contractat, obrera, obrer

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