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wage-earning

Definitions of wage-earning
  1. adjective
    of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers
    synonyms: blue-collar, propertyless, working-class
    low-class, lower-class
    occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society
  2. adjective
    working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries
    synonyms: working-class
    blue-collar
    of or designating manual industrial work or workers
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