or case-work·er, case work·er

[ keys-wur-ker ]
/ ˈkeɪsˌwɜr kər /


a person who does casework.
an investigator, especially of a social agency, who aids disadvantaged individuals or families chiefly by analysis of their problems and through personal counseling.

Origin of caseworker

First recorded in 1930–35; case1 + worker Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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