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.
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Jumping out of bed, the farmer grabbed a lantern and rushed next door to the hired hand's sleeping quarters.
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.
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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.
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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.