day laborer

noun
an unskilled worker paid by the day.

Origin:
1540–50

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Example sentences
Once hardly thought worthy of a day laborer's hire, she ranks to-day with a policeman in pay and privilege.
It's not about the guy sneaking across the border to come work as a day laborer to support his family.
Discussion followed concerning day laborer location in the city.
He has also worked in automotive sales and as a day laborer.
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