26 of the Best ‘Hard-Working’ Synonyms and Antonyms


By Dr Oliver Tearle

The compound adjective hard-working is of surprisingly old vintage: the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) traces it back as early as 1682, when Thomas Tryon used it in his book, Health’s Grand Preservative; Or The Women’s Best Doctor: ‘Hard working rough Trades and Imployments.’ And we all know what ‘hard-working’ means: it simply describes someone or something that works hard. Continue reading “26 of the Best ‘Hard-Working’ Synonyms and Antonyms”