Etymology

1. workhorse

noun. ['ˈwɝːkˌhɔrs'] machine that performs dependably under heavy use.

Etymology

  • horse (English)
  • horse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • work (English)
  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Workhorse

  • agresource
  • agresource
  • clotheshorse
  • concourse
  • counterforce
  • deadhorse
  • gencorp's
  • healthsource
  • intercourse
  • intercourse
  • racehorse
  • taskforce
  • telsource
  • uniforce
  • unisource
  • whitehorse
  • whitehorse
  • wilberforce
  • workforce

Sentences with workhorse


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is a popular workhorse engine that can be found on everything from leaf blowers to go carts.

2. Adjective
Aluminum is a workhorse material for making the majority of capacitors.

2. workhorse

noun. ['ˈwɝːkˌhɔrs'] a horse used for plowing and hauling and other heavy labor.

Synonyms

  • draught horse
  • plow horse
  • horse
  • dray horse
  • Equus caballus
  • plough horse
  • draft horse
  • farm horse
  • dobbin

Etymology

  • horse (English)
  • horse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • work (English)
  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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