Definition of fieldworker in English:

fieldworker

noun

  • See fieldwork

    • ‘Many of the best and most influential anthropologists are not hands-on fieldworkers.’
    • ‘The survey comprised a questionnaire used by fieldworkers to interview respondents in their home languages.’
    • ‘These fieldworkers also contributed to developing procedures, questionnaires, and other instruments.’
    • ‘The autobiographical mode of the book supports a full and frank account of life in the field that brings insights for fellow fieldworkers.’
    • ‘With rapid species extinction, we don't have time - or fieldworkers or taxonomists - for the slow pursuit of taxonomy by academic specialists alone.’

Pronunciation

fieldworker

/ˈfēl(d)ˌwərkər//ˈfil(d)ˌwərkər/