Definition of hand labourer in English:

hand labourer

Pronunciation /ˈhan(d) ˌleɪb(ə)rə/


(US hand laborer)
  • A person who works with his or her hands; a manual labourer; (in later use) especially a person whose work is done by hand as opposed to by machine.


Late 16th century. From hand + labourer, after hand labour.