1. One who, or that which, works; a laborer; a performer; as, a worker in brass.
Professors of holiness, but workers of iniquity. --Shak.
2. Zool. One of the neuter, or sterile, individuals of the social ants, bees, and white ants. The workers are generally females having the sexual organs imperfectly developed. See Ant, and White ant, under White.
n 1: a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good
worker" [ant: nonworker]
2: a member of the working class (not necessarily employed);
"workers of the world--unite!" [syn: proletarian, prole]
3: sterile member of a colony of social insects that forages
for food and cares for the larvae
4: a person who acts and gets things done; "he's a principal
actor in this affair"; "when you want something done get a
doer"; "he's a miracle worker" [syn: actor, doer]