pink collar

pink-collar

[pingk-kol-er]
adjective
of or pertaining to a type of employment traditionally held by women, especially relatively low-paying work: secretaries, phone operators, and other pink-collar workers.

Origin:
1975–80; on the model of blue-collar and white-collar

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pink-collar
 
adj
blue-collar Compare white-collar of, relating to, or designating low-paid occupations traditionally associated with female workers

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