employee

[ em-ploi-ee, em-ploi-ee, em-ploi-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF employee

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMPLOYEE

She pretended that at first she took young Bines for what we all took him, an employee of the mine.

An employee who had come down with them started to be their guide.

Dressed as one of the miners they took him to be an employee.

Peculiarly appropriate in an employee when addressing an employer.

Then will the employer and employee find a common ground on which each can benefit.

"One would think he were the employer and I the employee," he grumbled smilingly.

He is doing better work as an employee than he did as a slave.

He is an employee of somebody, an employer of somebody, and a consumer.

But their special interests as employer and employee are antithetical.

He saw him at the head of his firm, hated and despised by every employee.

WORD ORIGIN

"person employed," 1850, mainly in U.S. use, from employ + -ee.

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