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hireling

hire·ling

hireling

 
pronunciation:
haIr lIng
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: someone who hires himself or herself out, esp. to do menial or unpleasant tasks.
similar words:
hack, mercenary
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or like a hireling; servile and mercenary.
similar words:
hack, mercenary