Simple Definition of white–collar
: 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
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