wage earner

noun
Updated on: 22 Apr 2018

Definition of wage earner

: a person who works for wages or salary

Examples of wage earner in a Sentence

  1. Most wage earners were not affected by the income tax increase.

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First Known Use of wage earner

1861

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wage earner

Definition of wage earner for English Language Learners

  • : someone who works for wages or a salary


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