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Synonyms for workhorse

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  1. workhorsenoun

    draft horse

  2. workhorsenoun

    A horse used primarily for work; a draft horse

    draft horse

  3. workhorsenoun

    Anyone or thing that does a lot of work; who works consistently or regularly.

    Those old machines are not very glamorous, but even 20 years after their introduction, they are still the workhorses of the industry.

    draft horse

Princeton's WordNet

  1. workhorsenoun

    machine that performs dependably under heavy use

    "the IBM main frame computers have been the workhorse of the business world"

  2. workhorsenoun

    a horse used for plowing and hauling and other heavy labor

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  1. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal:

    I'm told that the 2,500th version of this aircraft is now on the (assembly) line inside this building, it transports, it becomes a war airplane as necessary and it is recognized as the true workhorse.

  2. Brian Hogan:

    Will is not going anywhere, i can say that with a lot of confidence. I talk to Will almost every day in person, on phone, or email. He's tremendously engaged and he's the investment leader, a real workhorse in the department.

  3. Jeffrey Thomas:

    It's an outstanding aeroplane, the 737 is the most widely used aeroplane in the world -- there's over 7,000 of them flying at the moment... it's the workhorse of the world.

  4. Johnny Galecki:

    I don’t sleep a lot but that’s OK. I’ve always been a workhorse, the production side is a very different muscle.

  5. Mitch McConnell:

    But, over a distinguished two-decade career, this workhorse of the Senate would prove he was anything but.

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