workingman

[ wur-king-man ]
/ ˈwɜr kɪŋˌmæn /

noun, plural work·ing·men.

a man of the working class; a man, whether skilled or unskilled, who earns his living at some manual or industrial work.

Origin of workingman

First recorded in 1630–40; working + man1

Usage note

See -man.
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