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Definition of 'labourer'

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Only Americans could make heroes out of farm labourers and solicitors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As a labourer building roads. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Dock labourers were at work on it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Others are forced to work as manual labourers. The Sun (2013)In the war he worked as an agricultural labourer. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But in the present times a creditable day labourer would be ashamed to appear in public without a linen shirt. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Spanish settlers made such a fortune supplying potatoes that they moved many of these labourers to work on their plantations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There happened to be an old farm labourer Who came by chance that way. Jane Brown TALES OF THE ROSE TREE: Ravishing Rhododendrons and their Travels Around the World (2004)It is a common plant, and farm labourers over the years have given it expressive names. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The players were like manual labourers, expected to listen and obey. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The rye was enough for the agricultural labourers, and the manager grew his own food. Bramwell, Anna C Refugees in the Age of Total War (1988)He soon found work as a labourer on the railways, but he continued his own war against the occupiers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They were itinerant farm labourers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His working-class origins and his experience as a manual labourer allowed him to bring a practical understanding of the industrial world to his studies. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many are for medical or specialist staff but a quarter of them are vacancies for unskilled jobs as labourers, hotel workers or sales assistants. The Sun (2012)By 1915 more than 100,000 farmers and agricultural labourers were at war. The Sun (2014)If the doctor's wisdom is forgotten, those of us who are day labourers in the same vineyard cannot complain of neglect. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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British English: labourer /ˈleɪbərə/ NOUN
A labourer is a person who does a job which involves a lot of hard physical work.
He's a farm labourer.
  • American English: laborer
  • Arabic: عَامِلٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: trabalhador braçal
  • Chinese: 劳工
  • Croatian: radnik
  • Czech: dělník
  • Danish: arbejder
  • Dutch: arbeider
  • European Spanish: jornalero
  • Finnish: työläinen
  • French: travailleur manuel
  • German: Arbeiter
  • Greek: χειρωνακτικός εργάτης
  • Italian: operaio
  • Japanese: 労働者
  • Korean: 노동자
  • Norwegian: arbeider
  • Polish: robotnik
  • European Portuguese: trabalhador
  • Romanian: muncitor
  • Russian: рабочий
  • Latin American Spanish: jornalero
  • Swedish: arbetare
  • Thai: กรรมกร
  • Turkish: işçi
  • Ukrainian: робітник
  • Vietnamese: người lao động

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