work party


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.work party - an organized group of workmenwork party - an organized group of workmen  
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
manpower, men, work force, workforce, hands - the force of workers available
shift - a crew of workers who work for a specific period of time
detail - a crew of workers selected for a particular task; "a detail was sent to remove the fallen trees"
chain gang - a gang of convicts chained together
ground crew, ground-service crew - the crew of technicians and mechanics who service aircraft on the ground
road gang - a gang of road workers
section gang - a work crew assigned to a section of a railroad
stage crew - crew of workers who move scenery or handle properties in a theatrical production
crewman - a member of a work crew
References in periodicals archive ?
Anyone who volunteers for at least 3 hours at any trail work party on the Evergreen Calendar, or hosted by an Evergreen regional chapter, earns one raffle entry.
All tools and training are provided and you can spend as much or as little time as you like with the work party, which finishes at 3pm.
A prison spokesman said: "The governor received information that prisoners on the work party were being used to bring drugs into the prison.