Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective habitually working diligently and for long hours.

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  • adjective Of a person, taking their work seriously and doing it well and rapidly.

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  • adjective characterized by hard work and perseverance

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Examples

  • While Hillary likes to break people into groups by sex and racial prejudice, ( "hardworking" is not limited to the hills of Kentucky and West Virginia) the fear group is composed of those who, for lack of thought or lack of care, don't know what change might mean.

    Obama, Clinton supporters both say Clinton attacking unfairly

  • The media keeps asking the wrong question: Obama can't close in hardworking, white states.

    Obama still struggles with some Democrats

  • Everybody knows that Obama was exceptionally bright and hardworking from a young age.

    The Chicago Seven and a Half Men

  • Everybody knows that Obama was exceptionally bright and hardworking from a young age.

    Lance Mannion:

  • TUCHMAN (voice over): West Africans are often described as hardworking, gregarious, generous, and grateful.

    CNN Transcript Mar 14, 2007

  • West Africans are often described as hardworking, gregarious, generous and grateful.

    CNN Transcript Mar 14, 2007

  • PITTSBURGH AP -- Coach Jamie Dixon's Pitt teams are commonly called hardworking, aggressive, defense-minded and resourceful.

    SI.com

  • He added that the ban would discriminate against Canadian sealers, who he called hardworking people of modest means.

    CTV BritishColumbiaHome

  • Shields was impressed by Justice, whom she called hardworking and "pretty tough, and I mean in the best sense of the word."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Shields was impressed by Justice, whom she called hardworking and "pretty tough, and I mean in the best sense of the word."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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