GRE Word List

HIRELING

one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician

The meaning of the word hireling is one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician.

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