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wage slave

noun
1.
a person who works for a wage, especially with total and immediate dependency on the income derived from such labor.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
Related forms
wage slavery, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for wage-slave

wage slave

noun
1.
(ironic) a person dependent on a wage or salary
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