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[koh-wur-ker, koh-wur-]
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  1. a fellow worker; colleague.
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Origin of coworker

First recorded in 1635–45; co- + worker
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Related Words for coworker

comrade, acquaintance, buddy, companion, bride, roommate, schoolmate, spouse, coworker, playmate, classmate, crony, cohort, assistant, accomplice, fellow, friend, collaborator, partner, ally

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Word Origin and History for coworker


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

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