What is a migrant worker

Migrant workers (German)

Part of speech: noun, (male)

Wan | der | ar | at | ter, Plural: Wan | der | ar | at | ter
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈVandɐˌʔaʁbaɪ̯tɐ]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Landless and often homeless male workers who are attracted by earning opportunities and whose place of work is far away from their home town
Origin of the term:
1) Determinative compound from the stem of the verb hike and Workers
Female word forms:
1) migrant worker
General terms:
1) workers
Subordinate terms:
1) hobo
Application examples:
1) The number of Migrant workers, moving from the countryside to China's booming cities and coastal regions has risen from two million in 1980 to around 200 million.
1) Several thousand illegal workers work in Thailand Migrant workers from Myanmar, because the living conditions in Myanmar are so bad that they are happy to accept the very low pay for hard work in the Thai construction industry, on fishing trawlers or on plantations […].
1) “Our favorite homeless person is the hobo, the Migrant workers.
1) “There is a lot about cigar makers, line weavers, stick makers, for example Migrant workers to experience."
Nominative: singular Migrant workers; Plural Migrant workers
Genitive: singular Migrant worker; Plural Migrant workers
Dative: singular Migrant workers; Plural Migrant workers
Accusative: singular Migrant workers; Plural Migrant workers


  • English: 1) migrant worker, migratory worker
  • French: 1) travailleur migrant (male), elliptical acronym:migrant (male)

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

The Chur Migrant workers in Berlin, Georg Scharegg, calls for a 'cultural revolution' at the Chur Theater.
NZZ Online, January 15, 2019

According to Economics Minister Bernd Althusmann (CDU), more than 6300 people have so far had the advice centers for Migrant workers visited in Lower Saxony.
t-online, January 24, 2019

GENEVA (dpa-AFX) - The International Labor Organization (ILO) presented a report in Geneva on Wednesday Migrant workers worldwide.
BÖRSE ONLINE, December 5th, 2018

If it comes from the region, it happened to have one Migrant workers a little time to let his knowledge flow into a building, or could a builder who got money, afford extraordinary luxury from distant countries?
Leipziger Internet Zeitung, August 29, 2018

These include the positive development of the legal situation for Migrant workers and improvements in labor rights in Qatar, 'said Rummenigge. Bayern flew to Doha with 29 players on Friday morning. The return flight is for 10.
Sport1.de, January 4th, 2019

Indian authorities have started Migrant workers brought home in special trains.
dradio.de, May 01, 2020

Allowed in India Migrant workers return to their families. But anyone who wants to go home needs proof of health.
TAZ, May 09, 2020

Tens of thousands are said to be in India Migrant workers be isolated to contain the pandemic with the novel coronavirus.
young world, March 30, 2020

Hundreds Migrant workers in the capital New Delhi have turned to meditation, stretching and breathing.
Südtirol Online, April 15, 2020

In India there is a group Migrant workers been surprised by a train. There are many at the moment Migrant workers on foot in the country, as they can no longer find work in the city.
Today.at, May 8th, 2020

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.

Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • Heuerling (historical)
  • Heuermann (historical)
  • Seasonal workers: Person who is employed as a worker only during a certain period (season) of the year
  • Seasonal (Swiss, Austrian)
  • Seasonal (Swiss, Austrian)
  • temporary employee

Another word (synonym) for migrant workers - Source: OpenThesaurus

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Entries from our dictionary containing "migrant workers":

Kapo: ... NCO, captain; to capo = leader; from Latin caput = head, head 3): Italian migrant workers brought the expression to the ...

Workers: ... illegal workers, slave workers, steel workers, processors, full-time workers, forest workers, migrant workers, shipyard workers 2) Field workers, processors, brain workers ...

hike: ... Words: migrate, emigrate, well-versed, wander through, immigrate, wander around, infiltrate, migrant workers, hiking excursion, traveling exhibition, wandering boy, wandering thrush ...

hitchhike:… 1) hitchhiking Origin of the term: from the English of tramp (migrant workers or vagrants) and to tramp (to wander or wander around) Synonyms: 1) hitchhiken…

Hobo:… Pronunciation / emphasis: IPA: [ˈhoːbo], plural: [ˈhoːbos] Word meaning / definition: 1) Migrant workers in the USA Origin of the term: from American-English hobo ...

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