Definition of helper in US English:



  • A person who helps someone else.

    ‘there was no shortage of willing helpers’
    ‘we rely on volunteer helpers’
    • ‘Following this early incident, Jake settled into his role as in-patient and domestic helper.’
    • ‘She is employed as a domestic helper but the employers treat her no better than a stray dog.’
    • ‘However, the couple were suddenly left without care support, except a domestic helper for two hours a week.’
    • ‘Like tens of thousands of poor Asian women, she came to Hong Kong looking for a living wage as a domestic helper.’
    • ‘Like most moms, Brenda is assisted in her domestic duties by mother's little helpers.’
    assistant, co-worker, fellow worker, workmate, teammate, helpmate, helpmeet, associate, aider, aide, colleague, supporter, partner, collaborator, abetter
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