Definition of Hired help

1. Noun. Employee hired for domestic or farm work (often used in the singular to refer to several employees collectively).

Generic synonyms: Employee
Specialized synonyms: Kitchen Help



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hired Help

hirdman
hirdmen
hirds
hire
hire-purchase
hire car
hire out
hire purchase
hire purchases
hireable
hireage
hireages
hired
hired gun
hired hand
hired help (current term)
hired man
hiree
hirees
hireless
hireling
hirelings
hirer
hirers
hires
hiring
hiring freeze
hiring hall
hirings
hirling

Literary usage of Hired help

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1. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1902)
"hired help ON THE FARM. By WJ REAM, Clyde, O. • I Head at the Farmers' Institute, held at Clyde, Sandusky County, January 22 and 23, 1902. ..."

2. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1921)
"The hired help employed on the farm was usually lodged and fed at the farm home when hired by the month; for day help, dinners or dinners and suppers were ..."

3. How to Make the Garden Pay by Tuisco Greiner (1890)
"hired help. EMPLOYMENT AND TREATMENT OF LABOR. " The laborer is worthy of his hire." HE finer quality of garden work, with its many somewhat delicate ..."

4. Agricultural Economics: A Selection of Materials in which Economic by Edwin Griswold Nourse (1916)
"In this township 15 per cent of the farmers had hired help by the year, 9 per cent had help by the month over four months but less than a year, ..."

5. Elsie Venner: A Romance of Destiny by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1891)
"( With a Digression on " hired help." ) " ABEL ! Slip Cassia into the new sulky, and fetch her round. ..."

6. ... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1891)
"CHAPTER IX. THE DOCTOR ORDERS TUB BEST SULKY. (With a Digression on " hired help.") "ABEL! Slip Cassia into the new sulky, and fetch her round. ..."

7. Vocational Guidance: Practical Ethics for the Day's Work by Matthew Hale Wilson (1916)
"hired help. The problem of hired help is a serious one to the farmer. It has been estimated that about two-fifths of that which should be turned into the ..."

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