coworker etymology

English word coworker comes from English worker, English co-

Detailed word origin of coworker

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
worker English (eng) (computing) A thread performing one instance of a particular task within a program.. (rare) A female ant, bee, termite or wasp.. A nonreproductive social insect, such as ant, bee, termite or wasp.. A person who performs labor for a living, especially manual labor.
co- English (eng) (mathematics) of the opposite, of the counterpart; dual. Partner or subordinate in an activity. To the same degree. Together; mutually; jointly.
coworker English (eng) Somebody with whom one works; a companion or workmate.

Words with the same origin as coworker

Descendants of co-
coaction coadjacent coalesce coarchitect cobrand cocultural coenact coexist coherent cohost coincidental comigrate copathogen copilot coplane coproduction coregister coring cosection coseismal cosign cosine costain costar