Definition Of hireling

noun

a person employed to undertake menial work.

For ten years before secession, Northerners were commonly referred to as ‘mongrels and hirelings .’

Example Of hireling

  • And so Max turns from hireling to hostage, and Collateral's fine-tuned thriller motor gets purring.

  • Are not his days also like the days of an hireling ?

  • But perpetual dissimulation is painful, and he that is all fortune and no nature is an exquisite hireling .

  • But these government hirelings usually reverted to their habits of compulsive criminality and often ended up fighting their personal enemies.

  • Claims by big business and their political hirelings that the current levels of public and social services are unsustainable are lies.


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