ouvrier

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French ouvrier.

NounEdit

ouvrier (plural ouvriers)

  1. A French labourer or manual worker.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French ovrier, inherited from Latin operārius. Cf. also the doublet opéraire, a very rare and jargony term borrowed from the same Latin term.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /u.vʁi.je/
  • (file)

NounEdit

ouvrier m (plural ouvriers, feminine ouvrière)

  1. worker, labourer (manual worker); workman
  2. operator

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit