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noun as in laborer

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They had been formed from civilian workmen in New Deal 1940s America, and they embraced the era’s informal attitudes of blue-collar solidarity and equality.

After all, they were not an attack force, they were a crew of workmen out to do an insane job.

The only sound was from the workmen above handling the ropes and yelling “shweya” — slowly.

Around it some barefoot workmen were operating power tools without any protective gear.

In the special, Workman plays the old man who, as a cabin boy, watched the pirates bury their treasure.

One of the first, Fanny Bullock Workman, was the daughter of a Massachusetts governor.

For almost a century, women like Workman continued to establish themselves in the sport, but Everest eluded them.

Representative Workman might also consider that moral conduct guides many laws.

If Representative Workman wanted to serve his constituency well, he would look to create jobs for the masses.

Now for the tempering of the Gudgeons, I leave it to the judgment of the Workman; but a word or two of the polishing of it.

Is a Tailor, that can make a new Coat well, the worse Workman, because he can mend an old one?

He was, as has been said, an unusually good workman, consequently his employers had no wish to part with him.

He hath chosen strong wood, and that will not rot: the skilful workman seeketh how he may set up an idol that may not be moved.

He was slight, wore a workman's overall suit, and he had a lunch box under his arm.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to workman, such as: drudge, farmhand, grunt, hand, hireling, and operative.

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