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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries;
- Example: "working-class occupations include manual as well as industrial labor"
[syn: wage-earning, working-class]

2. of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers;
- Example: "party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw
[syn: propertyless, wage-earning, working-class, blue-collar]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

wage-earning adj 1: working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries; "working-class occupations include manual as well as industrial labor" [syn: wage-earning, working- class] 2: of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers; "party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw [syn: propertyless, wage-earning, working-class, blue- collar]