labourer

US laborer

/ (ˈleɪbərə) /

noun

a person engaged in physical work, esp of an unskilled kind

Nearby words

  1. labour law,
  2. labour party,
  3. labour relations,
  4. labour-intensive,
  5. laboured,
  6. labourism,
  7. labourist,
  8. labourite,
  9. labov,
  10. labra

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Word Origin and History for labourer

labourer

n.

chiefly British English spelling of laborer; for suffix, see -or.

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