salaryman

[ sal-uh-ree-man ]
/ ˈsæl ə riˌmæn /

noun, plural sal·a·ry·men.

(in Japan) a white-collar businessman.

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Origin of salaryman

1960–65; <Japanese <English salary + -man
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British Dictionary definitions for salaryman

salaryman
/ (ˈsælərɪˌmæn) /

noun plural -men

(in Japan) an office worker
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