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wageworker

[ weyj-wur-ker ]
/ ˈweɪdʒˌwɜr kər /
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noun
a member of the laboring class; wage earner.
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Origin of wageworker

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

OTHER WORDS FROM wageworker

wageworking, adjective, noun

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