working man

Definitions of working man

n an employee who performs manual or industrial labor

working person, workingman, workman
Paul Bunyan
a legendary giant lumberjack of the north woods of the United States and Canada
Ali Baba
the fictional woodcutter who discovered that `open sesame' opened a cave in the Arabian Nights' Entertainment
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a workman who excavates for foundations of buildings or for quarrying
blaster, chargeman
a workman employed to blast with explosives
a workman who fulls (cleans and thickens) freshly woven cloth for a living
gas fitter
a workman who installs and repairs gas fixtures and appliances
guest worker, guestworker
a person with temporary permission to work in another country
a workman who heaves freight or bulk goods (especially at a dockyard)
jack, laborer, labourer, manual laborer
someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
a workman who laces shoes or footballs or books (during binding)
a workman who puts up laths
one of the 19th century English workmen who destroyed laborsaving machinery that they thought would cause unemployment
factory worker, mill-hand
a workman in a mill or factory
workman employed by a moving company
bagger, boxer, packer
a workman employed to pack things into containers
a workman who pastes
disinfestation officer, rat-catcher
a workman employed to destroy or drive away vermin
road mender, roadman
a workman who is employed to repair roads
a workman employed to make rounds (to deliver goods or make inspections or so on)
a workman who uses a tool for scratching
a workman who uses shears to cut leather or metal or textiles
a workman employed to collect sponges
a workman whose job is to form or cut out by applying a mold or die (either by hand or by operating a stamping machine)
utility man
a workman expected to serve in any capacity when called on
warehouseman, warehouser
a workman who manages or works in a warehouse
a workman who wets the work in a manufacturing process
agricultural laborer, agricultural labourer
a person who tills the soil for a living
a Mexican laborer who worked in the United States on farms and railroads in order to ease labor shortages during World War II
someone whose occupation is cleaning
day laborer, day labourer
a laborer who works by the day; for daily wages
a laborer who digs
someone who washes dishes
drudge, galley slave, navvy, peon
a laborer who is obliged to do menial work
gandy dancer
a laborer in a railroad maintenance gang
a person who earns a living by digging graves
a person who hews
hand, hired hand, hired man
a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
hod carrier, hodman
a laborer who carries supplies to masons or bricklayers
gipsy, gypsy, itinerant
a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment
faller, feller, logger, lumberjack, lumberman
a person who fells trees
a girl who works in a mill
miner, mineworker
laborer who works in a mine
mule driver, mule skinner, muleteer, skinner
a worker who drives mules
platelayer, tracklayer
a workman who lays and repairs railroad tracks
a person employed to carry luggage and supplies
rail-splitter, splitter
a laborer who splits logs to build split-rail fences
someone who works for a company that moves furniture
one who is employed to saw wood
section hand
a laborer assigned to a section gang
a worker who applies spray to a surface
a laborer who builds up a stack or pile
someone who builds or maintains very tall structures
dock worker, dock-walloper, docker, dockhand, dockworker, loader, longshoreman, lumper, stevedore
a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
fireman, stoker
a laborer who tends fires (as on a coal-fired train or steamship)
cuts down trees and chops wood as a job
someone who demolishes or dismantles buildings as a job
a laborer hired to do outdoor work (such as mowing lawns)
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a worker who is hired to perform a job

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