General English

Human Resources

  • noun a person who works at home, especially one using a computer linked to the central office

Information & Library Science

  • noun somebody who works from home by means of computers, modem, phone and fax machines

Media Studies

  • noun an employee that works from home, using communication systems such as e-mail to stay in touch with co-workers


  • synonymtelecommuter
  • A person who telecommutes. Also called teleworker.