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MANUAL LABOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does manual labor mean? 

MANUAL LABOR (noun)
  The noun MANUAL LABOR has 1 sense:

1. labor done with the hands

  Familiarity information: MANUAL LABOR used as a noun is very rare.


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MANUAL LABOR (noun)


Sense 1manual labor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Labor done with the hands

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

manual labor; manual labour

Hypernyms ("manual labor" is a kind of...):

labor; labour; toil (productive work (especially physical work done for wages))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "manual labor"):

application; coating; covering (the work of applying something)

bodywork (the work of making or repairing vehicle bodies)

handling (manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something)

picking (the act of picking (crops or fruit or hops etc.))

planking (the work of covering an area with planks)

wiring (the work of installing the wires for an electrical system or device)


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