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English adjective: working-class

1. working-class of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers

SamplesParty of the propertyless proletariat.

Synonymsblue-collar, propertyless, wage-earning

Similarlow-class, lower-class

Antonymsmiddle-class, upper-class

2. working-class working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries

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




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