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English adjective: wage-earning

1. wage-earning working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries


SamplesWorking-class occupations include manual as well as industrial labor.


Synonymsworking-class


Similarblue-collar


Antonymswhite-collar

2. wage-earning of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers


SamplesParty of the propertyless proletariat.


Synonymsblue-collar, propertyless, working-class


Similarlow-class, lower-class


Antonymsmiddle-class, upper-class









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