hardworking

[ hahrd-wur-king ]
/ ˈhɑrdˈwɜr kɪŋ /

adjective

industrious; zealous: a hardworking family man.

Origin of hardworking

First recorded in 1765–75; hard + working
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British Dictionary definitions for hard-working

hard-working

adjective

(of a person) industrious; diligent

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