workingman

[wur-king-man]
noun, plural workingmen.
a man of the working class; a man, whether skilled or unskilled, who earns his living at some manual or industrial work.

Origin:
1630–40; working + man1


See -man.
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Example sentences
It was a stolid workingman's town, home to shoe factories and meat markets and
  secondhand stores.
It is eaten by the workingman to give bulk to his food.
No one outside of the industry can realize the importance of this practice to
  the individual workingman in the shop.
He hardly seemed cut out to be a workingman's revolutionary.
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