What is another word for laborers?

133 synonyms found


[ lˈe͡ɪbəɹəz], [ lˈe‍ɪbəɹəz], [ l_ˈeɪ_b_ə_ɹ_ə_z]

There are several synonyms for the word "laborers," which refer to individuals who perform physical work, often requiring strength and endurance. Some of these synonyms include "workers," "employees," "manual laborers," and "blue-collar workers." Other synonymous terms for laborers may include "craftsmen," "tradespeople," and "artisans," depending on the specific type of labor being performed. The term "daily wage earner" is also used to describe a laborer who works for pay on a daily basis. Overall, the use of synonyms can help to vary language and convey meaning in a more interesting and diverse way, while also illuminating different facets of a particular concept or occupation.

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Usage examples for Laborers

Even mechanics and common laborers adopt this style; but wherefore, except that it is the fashion, one cannot conceive.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
On they came from the various quarters that opened into the square,-men, for the most part clad in blouses or in the coarse garb of laborers.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
Those laborers who did not have steady employment had to wait for work until they were needed for a specific job.
"Frying Pan Farm"
Elizabeth Brown Pryor

Famous quotes with Laborers

  • Furthermore, order is a necessary condition for making a structure function. A physical mechanism, be it a team of laborers, the body of an animal, or a machine, can work only if it is in physical order.
    Rudolf Arnheim
  • My parents were laborers so we lived on South Park, which was a low-income region of Seattle. You had a choice - you either joined or formed a gang or you let others bully you.
    Jack Bowman
  • I see journalists as the manual workers, the laborers of the word. Journalism can only be literature when it is passionate.
    Marguerite Duras
  • It is impossible for capitalists and laborers to have common interests.
    Samuel Gompers
  • Besides paid white laborers, there was everywhere a class of white servants bound without wages for a term of years, and a more miserable class of Negro slaves.
    Albert Bushnell Hart

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