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wageworker

[weyj-wur-ker] /ˈweɪdʒˌwɜr kər/
noun
1.
a member of the laboring class; wage earner.
Origin of wageworker
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism; wage + worker
Related forms
wageworking, adjective, noun
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  • All the old gibes at her ineptitudes have broken their points against the actualities of her ability as a wage worker.

    Mobilizing Woman-Power Harriot Stanton Blatch
  • The wage worker must feel right and the employer must feel right.

    Fundamentals of Prosperity Roger W. Babson

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