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An unskilled labourer.
worker, factory worker, manual worker, unskilled worker, blue-collar worker, workman, workwoman, workperson, working man, labourer, operative, hired hand, hireling, roustabout, employee, artisanView synonyms
- ‘Indeed, whether it is a ‘charsi’ lost in his own world or a mazdoor gazing nowhere in particular, a wool weaver displaying his creativity or the Kebabwala in a suburban town, India's timelessness is evident through his paintings.’
From Hindi mazdūr.
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