Old English Synonyms
a person who is paid to do a job, especially one who is not interested in the job or does it badly
a person who is paid to do a particular job, especially one who is not interested in the job or does it only for the money
1. The need for extra hirelings during the harvest season is always a challenge for farmers.
2. The new hirelings were not well trained and caused more problems than they solved.
3. The King had many fine knights in his service, but also relied on lowly hirelings to do the more menial tasks.
4. The thieves had hired a group of hirelings to help them with their heist.
5. The evil lord had many dark creatures in his employ, but also made use of human hirelings when necessary.