the working class

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the working class

: the class of people who earn money by doing usually physical work and who are not rich or powerful

Word by Word Definitions

working play
  1. : the manner of functioning or operating : operation

  2. : an excavation or group of excavations made in mining, quarrying, or tunneling

  1. : engaged in work especially for wages or a salary

  2. : adequate to permit work to be done

  3. : assumed or adopted to permit or facilitate further work or activity

class play
  1. : a body of students meeting regularly to study the same subject

  2. : the period during which such a body meets

  3. : a course of instruction

  1. : classify


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