HyperDic: workhorse

English > 2 senses of the word workhorse:
NOUNartifactworkhorsemachine that performs dependably under heavy use
animalworkhorsea horse used for plowing and hauling and other heavy labor
workhorse > pronunciation
Soundswer'khhao.rs
Rhymesairforce ... workforce: 29 rhymes with aors...
English > workhorse: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningmachine that performs dependably under heavy use.
Example"the IBM main frame computers have been the workhorse of the business world"
BroadermachineAny mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
English > workhorse: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningA horse used for plowing and hauling and other heavy labor.
Narrowerdraft horse, draught horse, dray horsehorse adapted for drawing heavy loads
farm horse, dobbinA quiet plodding workhorse
packhorseA workhorse used as a pack animal
plow horse, plough horseA horse used to pull a plow
Broaderhorse, Equus caballussolid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
Spanishcaballo de tiro
Catalancavall de treball

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