migrant-worker









migrant-worker


adjective

  1. migrating, especially of people; migratory.

noun

  1. a person or animal that migrates.
  2. a person who attempts to permanently relocate to a new country, but who may be subject to removal by the government of that country: undocumented migrants;unaccompanied child migrants. Compare immigrant.
  3. Also called migrant worker. a person who moves from place to place to get work, especially a farm laborer who harvests crops seasonally.

noun

  1. a person or animal that moves from one region, place, or country to another
  2. an itinerant agricultural worker who travels from one district to another
  3. mainly Australian
    1. an immigrant, esp a recent one
    2. (as modifier)a migrant hostel

adjective

  1. moving from one region, place, or country to another; migratory

adj.1670s, from Latin migrantem (nominative migrans), present participle of migrare “to remove, depart, to move from one place to another” (see migration). n.“person who migrates,” 1760, from migrant (adj.).

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