Examples from the Web for contractor
Doyle, officially a contractor, said he was told that he was being let go as part of a program of layoffs at the New Mexico lab.Fired From Los Alamos for Pushing Obama's Nuclear Agenda|Center for Public Integrity|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Technology enables dissent,” the former NSA contractor told the crowd of thousands via video screen, this time sans robot.
“I saw a lunatic, simply stated,” the victim, a contractor from nearby Bristol, told police.
One contractor even said to Mendoza, "We are not going to build a cage with the lion already inside."Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens|Jeff Campagna|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The contractor they chose found mighty cheap oil, called “waste” oil, that came from a nearby chemical factory.
They soon reached the saloon with the sanguinary name, and luckily found the contractor.Cattle-Ranch to College|Russell Doubleday
Empty carts were coming out of the gate by which the architect and the contractor were standing, and loaded ones were going in.Resurrection|Leo Tolstoy
Our contractor had nothing on but a pair of trousers, his red hunting shirt, and traveling cap.Ten Years Among the Mail Bags|James Holbrook
"Oh, there will be no slip between the lip and the dipper in this case, if that's what is bothering you," the contractor said.The Cottage of Delight|Will N. Harben
The work is in charge of Arthur Kirk, a Pittsburg contractor.History of the Johnstown Flood|Willis Fletcher Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for contractor
Word Origin and History for contractor
1540s, "one who enters into a contract," from Late Latin contractor, agent noun from past participle stem of Latin contrahere (see contract (n.)); specifically of "one who enters into a contract to provide work, services, or goods" from 1724.