Meaning of wire-worker in English:

wire-worker

noun

  • 1A person who works with wire (in any of various ways).

  • 2US historical, rare A person who pulls the wires of a puppet show. Chiefly figurative: a person who or thing which manipulates or influences others, especially from behind the scenes; compare "wire-puller".

  • 3rare Wire-walker.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in untitled. From wire + worker.

Pronunciation

wire-worker

/ˈwʌɪəˌwəːkə/