coworker

[ koh-wur-ker, koh-wur- ]
/ ˈkoʊˌwɜr kər, koʊˈwɜr- /
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noun

a fellow worker; colleague.

Nearby words

  1. cowlick,
  2. cowling,
  3. cowlitz,
  4. cowlneck,
  5. cowman,
  6. coworking,
  7. cowpat,
  8. cowpea,
  9. cowper,
  10. cowper's gland

Origin of coworker

First recorded in 1635–45; co- + worker

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British Dictionary definitions for co-worker

co-worker

noun

a fellow worker; associate
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Word Origin and History for co-worker

coworker

n.

also co-worker, 1640s, from co- + worker (n.).

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