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salaryman

[sal-uh-ree-man]
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noun, plural sal·a·ry·men.
  1. (in Japan) a white-collar businessman.

Origin of salaryman

1960–65; < Japanese < English salary + -man
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salaryman

noun plural -men
  1. (in Japan) an office worker
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