Industrious – hard-working
They were in dust up to their rears (industrious) as they worked hard in the flour mill every day.
Industrious people can be described as diligent, unflagging and very active.
Examples of industrious in a sentence
She was so industrious she could do the work of three people.
If you are industrious, you will get noticed and could earn promotion.
The highly industrious team got straight into the rhythm of the work and finished in record-breaking time.