wageworker

[weyj-wur-ker]

noun

a member of the laboring class; wage earner.

Nearby words

  1. wage-push inflation,
  2. wager,
  3. wages,
  4. wages council,
  5. wages of sin, the,
  6. wagga,
  7. wagga wagga,
  8. waggery,
  9. waggish,
  10. waggishly

Origin of wageworker

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; wage + worker

Related formswage·work·ing, adjective, noun

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