Definition of workie in English:

workie

(also worky)

noun

informal
  • 1US. Usually with capital initial. A member or supporter of the Working Men's Party, a short-lived political party of the early 19th cent. which advocated the interests of the working class. Chiefly in plural Now historical.

  • 2More generally: a worker, especially a manual labourer. Frequently Scottish in later use.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From work + -y.

Pronunciation

workie

/ˈwəːki/