working person


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Noun1.working person - an employee who performs manual or industrial laborworking person - an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
excavator - a workman who excavates for foundations of buildings or for quarrying
blaster, chargeman - a workman employed to blast with explosives
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
fuller - a workman who fulls (cleans and thickens) freshly woven cloth for a living
gas fitter - a workman who installs and repairs gas fixtures and appliances
guest worker, guestworker - a person with temporary permission to work in another country; "a Moroccan guestworker in Canada was accused of aiding terrorists"
heaver - a workman who heaves freight or bulk goods (especially at a dockyard)
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
lacer - a workman who laces shoes or footballs or books (during binding)
lather - a workman who puts up laths
Luddite - one of the 19th century English workmen who destroyed laborsaving machinery that they thought would cause unemployment
factory worker, mill-hand - a workman in a mill or factory
mover - workman employed by a moving company; "the movers were very careful with the grand piano"
bagger, packer, boxer - a workman employed to pack things into containers
paster - a workman who pastes
disinfestation officer, rat-catcher - a workman employed to destroy or drive away vermin
road mender, roadman - a workman who is employed to repair roads
roundsman - a workman employed to make rounds (to deliver goods or make inspections or so on)
scratcher - a workman who uses a tool for scratching
shearer - a workman who uses shears to cut leather or metal or textiles
sponger - a workman employed to collect sponges
stamper - a workman whose job is to form or cut out by applying a mold or die (either by hand or by operating a stamping machine)
utility man - a workman expected to serve in any capacity when called on
warehouseman, warehouser - a workman who manages or works in a warehouse
wetter - a workman who wets the work in a manufacturing process
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I haven't seen such a genuine and hard working person like him.
It's all very odd - with the reports suggesting the amount of money is PS13,000 - a considerable sum for an ordinary working person but perhaps not for a Premier League footballer.
My friend is the hardest working person I know, but those kinds of figures are just out of reach.
The role is really flexible so could suit someone with time on their hands during the day and equally a working person who might love to have the regular company of a dog but can't have their own dog for practical reasons.
I don't think the average working person in Wales has a burning desire to pay a different tax rate than people in England.
Peter Dolphin, 34, of Birmingham, added: "Fans relate to him - a working person who wanted the best in life and went and got it.
I am just an ordinary working person who would like to vote Labour.
ONE working person every five minutes is being forced into claiming housing benefit because of soaring rents in London and other areas experiencing economic growth, a report has warned.
Sharon was the hardest working person in the building on any given day.
The Minister of Finance Akylbek Japarov said that Kyrgyzstan counts 2 pensioners/social payment receivers per one working person.