hired hand


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hired hand

n.
A paid employee, especially on a farm or ranch.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hired hand - a hired laborer on a farm or ranchhired hand - a hired laborer on a farm or ranch; "the hired hand fixed the railing"; "a ranch hand"
farm worker, farmhand, field hand, fieldhand - a hired hand on a farm
drover, herdsman, herder - someone who drives a herd
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
ranch hand - a hired hand on a ranch
hostler, ostler, stableboy, stableman, groom - someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses

hired hand

noun
Informal. One who is employed by another:
Informal: hire.
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hired hand

nLohnarbeiter(in) m(f)
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At forty, he owned and, with the aid of two hired hands, worked an entire section of land.
The farmer then understood what his hired hand meant, so he returned to his bed to also sleep while the wind blew.
This forces people to decide quickly whether or not to trust someone -- from the hired hand to the oily new lawyer in town trying to court Grace.
hearse in all the land the finger you give to the hired hand.
Among other items in the sale are more than 50 film trailers such as Scream, Hellboy, Lost in Translation and Withnail and I as well as over 200 British quads featuring Let The Right one in, The Hired Hand, and Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone and several banners - Django Unchained, Inglorious Bastards, and Les Miserables - all from one of the last remaining independent cinemas in the UK.
His credits include "The Hired Hand,'' starring Peter Fonda, and the director's cut of "Wild Side,'' starring Christopher Walken.
I didn't get involved because I'm not management, I'm just a hired hand.
I hope to find a farm that would be willing to take me on as a hired hand, so I can learn the ropes from their operation until I feel comfortable enough to branch off on my own.
Hired hand Matru (Imran) is indebted to Harry because he paid for his education, and there is also a despicable politician Chaudhari Devi (Shabana) who plans to take over the villagers' land for her personal interest.
MY JERUSALEM - PREACHERS HAVING served his time as a solo artist and hired hand, Texas resident Jeff Klein's throaty baritone fronts the five-piece My Jerusalem, formed through friendships nurtured on the touring circuit.
But he was a hired hand doing a job involving no risks and needing no entrepreneurial skills.
He improved on his hurdling debut here in May to chase home Hired Hand at Roscommon last time.