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Definition of worker
1a person or animal that works, in particular. [with adjective or noun modifier] a person who does a specified type of work or who works in a specified way:a farm worker she’s a good worker an employee, especially one who does manual or nonexecutive work.
) used in Marxist or leftist contexts to refer to the working class.
informal a person who works hard:I got a reputation for being a worker (in social insects such as bees, wasps, ants, and termites) a neuter or undeveloped female that is a member of what is usually the most numerous caste and does the basic work of the colony. 2a person who produces or achieves a specified thing:a worker of miracles