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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of those who labor for wages especially manual or industrial laborers; Laboring for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries.

Usage examples (27)
  • working-class occupations include manual as well as industrial labor
  • A generation ago public drinking was largely for working-class men.
  • Mowlam, 48, was born of working-class parents in the London suburbs.
  • One of six kids from a working-class family, Depardieu grew up on the street. for more
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