Definitions

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  • n. A person who toils or labors.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who toils, or labors painfully.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who toils; one who labors in a wearying or unremitting manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one who works strenuously

Etymologies

to toil + -er. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • To better the condition of the toiler was his sincere desire.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great

  • The robbery of the commonwealth and the toiler is our chronic condition.

    The Arena Volume 4, No. 20, July, 1891

  • Man, the mighty toiler, reacting upon a hostile environment, she thought, going back in memory to the masters whose wisdom she had shared in lecture-room and midnight study.

    CHAPTER I

  • One toiler tells of a meeting at Pickles HQ when the then newly appointed perm sec arrived for a "meet the troops" briefing.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • And he has been – one way or another – the most successful and/or loathed national newspaper editor ever since, a relentless early-morning to late-night toiler, a perfectionist, a master of all journalism's trades, a figure of admiration and apprehension for those who work under him.

    Paul Dacre: a headline act making the news | profile

  • Also, keep your eyes peeled for a Heene kid slathered in brown sludge and a Santa hat, emerging Mr. Hankey-style from the toiler.

    Heene family's TV past: Now, like Balloon Boy, we all want to barf | EW.com

  • We cannot understand the starved and runty {2} toiler of the

    CORONATION DAY

  • "The living in their houses, and in their graves the dead," are challenged by every babe that dies of innutrition, by every girl that flees the sweater's den to the nightly promenade of Piccadilly, by every worked-out toiler that plunges into the canal.

    THE MANAGEMENT

  • Step forward, Ed Robinson, plucky young toiler for Sky Sports, assigned the task of interviewing Audley Harrison after Saturday's title fight in Manchester.

    Pity the man with the worst job on television

  • "We are urgently looking for a woman who has had multiple miscarriages and still has not had a baby, following on from the sad news about Ffion Hague," said a missive sent to PRs and media types from a toiler on the paper yesterday.

    Diary

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  • This word has a fine detail with the letters T,o,i, and l it really bbrings out the irrevelance to toilet

    March 18, 2009