Meaning of “worker” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈwɜːkər/
Extra Examples
One worker died when he was overcome by chemical fumes.It's a common misconception that older workers cannot learn to use new technology.The aid workers trained local people to give the injections.Many of these workers will be displaced by modern technology.Most of the workers have won compensation for losing their jobs.

A2 [ C ] someone who works for a company or organization but does not have a powerful position:

an office worker
a quick/slow/good, etc worker

B1 someone who works quickly/slowly/well, etc

→ See also social worker

(Definition of “worker” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)