wage earner

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  1. a person who works for wages, especially a laborer.

Origin of wage earner

First recorded in 1880–85

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British Dictionary definitions for wage earner

wage earner

  1. a person who works for wages, esp as distinguished from one paid a salary

  2. the person who earns money to support a household by working

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