Meaning of factory worker in English:

factory worker


  • A person employed in a factory.

    ‘200 factory workers have been made redundant’
    • ‘In 1982 a CEO earned, on average, 42 times more than a factory worker.’
    • ‘The story incorporates an episode where illegal factory workers are targeted in a police raid in order to be deported.’
    • ‘Most clothing companies that use manufacturers located outside the US now have codes of conduct that prescribe working conditions for factory workers.’
    • ‘Despite the masculine identity of the industrial sphere, there was actually a sizable and growing population of female factory workers.’
    • ‘His father was a truck driver and his mother a factory worker, and he resists any lofty definitions of art or artists.’
    • ‘The analysis of production costs showed that the wages paid to factory workers made up no more than 4% of the retail cost of a pair of sneakers.’
    • ‘In the past, particularly, a factory worker did the same task over and over again.’
    • ‘He was born in 1932 in industrial North London, the son of a factory worker.’
    • ‘Her first pictures were of fishermen, factory workers, and lorry drivers, all remarkable for their composition and colouring.’
    • ‘Built in 1943 to house factory workers during World War II, Park Lake Homes was converted into public housing a decade or so later.’