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white-collar

Definitions of white-collar
  1. adjective
    of or designating salaried professional or clerical work or workers
    “the coal miner's son aspired to a white-collar occupation as a bookkeeper”
    Synonyms:
    skilled
    having or showing or requiring special skill
    clerical
    appropriate for or engaged in office work
    professional
    engaged in by members of a profession
    pink-collar
    of or relating to a class of jobs once traditionally filled by women
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    Antonyms:
    blue-collar
    of or designating manual industrial work or workers
    unskilled
    not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency
    industrial
    employed in industry
    manual
    doing or requiring physical work
    wage-earning, working-class
    working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries
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