- (in Japan) a white-collar businessman.
Origin of salaryman
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Examples from the Web for salaryman
Within the first four pages of “The Salaryman,” the title character learns that his job “no longer exists.”Must-Reads: 'The Fat Years,' 'Drifting House,' and 'The Map and the Territory'
Isaac Stone Fish, Anna Clark, Cameron Martin
January 30, 2012
- (in Japan) an office worker
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