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white–collar

adjective white–col·lar \ˈhwīt-ˈkä-lər, ˈwīt-\

: of, relating to, or having the kind of jobs that are done in an office instead of a factory, warehouse, etc.

Full Definition of WHITE-COLLAR

:  of, relating to, or constituting the class of salaried employees whose duties do not call for the wearing of work clothes or protective clothing — compare blue-collar

First Known Use of WHITE-COLLAR

1920

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