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laborer

la·bor·er

laborer

pronunciation:
leI b rr
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who labors.
synonyms:
hand, toiler, worker
similar words:
drudge, employee, moiler, operative
definition 2: a person engaged in unskilled manual labor.
synonyms:
hand, moiler, proletarian, workingman, workman
similar words:
employee, help, hireling, plodder, toiler, worker
Word Parts
The word laborer contains the following parts:
labor, laborat, lab Latin root that means to work
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean