Laborer vs. Worker

Laborer vs. Worker — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Laborer and Worker

Laborernoun

Physical or mental exertion, especially when difficult or exhausting; work.

Workernoun

One who works at a particular occupation or activity

an office worker.

Laborernoun

A specific task or effort, especially a painful or arduous one

"Eating the bread was a labor I put myself through to quiet my stomach" (Gail Anderson-Dargatz).

Workernoun

One who does manual or industrial labor.

Laborernoun

A particular form of work or method of working

manual labor.

Workernoun

A member of the working class.

Laborernoun

Work for wages

businesses paying more for labor.

Workernoun

A member of a colony of social insects such as ants, bees, wasps, or termites, usually a sterile or sexually immature female but in termites an individual of either sex, that performs specialized work such as building the nest, collecting and storing food, and feeding other members of the colony.

Laborernoun

Workers considered as a group.

Workernoun

A person who performs labor for a living, especially manual labor.

Laborernoun

The trade union movement, especially its officials.

Workernoun

A nonreproductive social insect, such as ant, bee, termite, or wasp.

Laborernoun

Labor A political party representing workers' interests, especially in Great Britain.

Workernoun

(rare) A female ant, bee, termite or wasp.

Laborernoun

The process by which childbirth occurs, beginning with contractions of the uterus and ending with the expulsion of the fetus or infant and the placenta.

Workernoun

(computing) A thread performing one instance of a particular task within a program.

This FTP client spawns a separate worker for each file to be uploaded.

Laborerverb

To work; toil

labored in the fields.

Workernoun

a person who works at a specific occupation;

he is a good worker

Laborerverb

To strive painstakingly

labored over the needlepoint.

Workernoun

a member of the working class (not necessarily employed);

workers of the world--unite!

Laborerverb

To proceed with great effort; plod

labored up the hill.

Workernoun

sterile member of a colony of social insects that forages for food and cares for the larvae

Laborerverb

(Nautical) To pitch and roll.

Workernoun

a person who acts and gets things done;

he's a principal actor in this affairwhen you want something done get a doerhe's a miracle worker

Laborerverb

To suffer from distress or a disadvantage

labored under the misconception that others were cooperating.

Laborerverb

To undergo the labor of childbirth.

Laborerverb

To deal with in exhaustive or excessive detail; belabor

labor a point in the argument.

Laborerverb

To distress; burden

I will not labor you with trivial matters.

Laboreradjective

Of or relating to labor.

Laboreradjective

Labor Of or relating to a Labor Party.

Laborernoun

(American spelling) One who uses body strength instead of intellectual power to earn a wage, usually hourly.

Laborernoun

someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor