new-collar

new-collar

[noo-kol-er, nyoo]
adjective
pertaining to or designating middle-class wage earners holding jobs in a service industry.
Compare blue collar.


Origin:
1985–90

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Main Entry:  new-collar
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  pertaining to a new, extremely young worker
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