Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A working bee. See worker, 2.
“Ari Marcoupolos Ccover of the Tyson Chandler zine "Everybody was talking about Dirk Nowitzki, but here was this guy who was a worker-bee player," Marcopoulos said.”
“It's an apt name for the small outpost of about 16 seats serving the Grand Central worker-bee crowd.”
“It's not as important that I am a good worker-bee, consumer or taxpayer as it is that I am a good father.”
“Peggy is portrayed as smarter and more ambitious, the worker-bee who can hardly relate to Joan.”
“As a worker-bee volunteer in a distant city, it didn't seem productive to contact a First Book executive about my frustrations.”
“Where would our companies and country be without the worker-bee?”
“One of those mistakes being the appointing of political friends, major donors, or out-of-touch Ivory Tower academics to worker-bee positions that must be filled by those who have walked the walk.”
“But most of the worthies who come to Kalamazoo do so as "presiders" whose sole job is to lend the gravitas of their names to sessions and introduce the worker-bee scholars who will actually read papers, thus being spared the drudgery of either writing a paper or doing the organizing.”
“While corruption is kept under control at the worker-bee level, the defense business is a dodgy one when it comes to who wins contracts and what contracts are awarded.”
“If she loses to Jim Alger she has cashed in all of her favors and other than a worker-bee she will be useless in the local party.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘worker-bee’.
Some words pilfered shamelessly from ruzuzu's https://www.wordnik.com/lists/bees.
No job is too small.
Looking for tweets for worker-bee.