coolie Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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coolienoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkuː.li/ old-fashioned offensive
an ​unskilled and ​cheaplyemployedworker in ​Asia Indian English a ​person whose ​job is to ​carry things, ​especiallytravellers' ​bags at ​stations, ​airports, etc.
(Definition of coolie from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coolie”
in Spanish trabajador…
in Vietnamese cu li…
in Malaysian buruh kasar…
in Thai กรรมกร…
in French coolie (travailleur asiatique)…
in German der Kuli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 苦力(指亚洲无技术、廉价的工人)…
in Indonesian kuli…
in Chinese (Traditional) 苦力(指亞洲無技術、廉價的工人)…
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