- The definition of hardworking is a term used to describe a person or thing that is diligent or zealous at completing a task.
- A person who holds down two jobs to work his way through college is an example of someone who would be described as hardworking.
- A computer that is used all day, every day to perform complex tasks is an example of a hardworking computer.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
also written hard-working
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