I got by on hack work for years before I finally published my novel.
The definition of an employee is one who works for someone else or a company in exchange for wages or some other agree-to compensation.
The definition of grub is a stubby worm-shaped larva of some insects, or a slang term for food.
Mercenary is defined as a person whose only motivation to work is money.
A subordinate official, especially a servile one.
The definition of a slave is a person who is the property of another and is under the control of the master or a person who is overly influenced by something or someone else.
A member of a former group in India that murdered and robbed in the service of Kali
The amount paid to get the services of a person or the use of a thing
(Mil.) A shot that hits or explodes beyond the target
Something that has been produced or accomplished through the effort, activity, or agency of a person or thing:
Find another word for hireling. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hireling, like: hack, worker, aide, employee, laborer, grub, mercenary, minion, slave, thug and jobholder.