What does wage-earning mean?

Definitions for wage-earning

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word wage-earning.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wage-earning, working-class(adj)

    working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries

    "working-class occupations include manual as well as industrial labor"

  2. propertyless, wage-earning, working-class, blue-collar(adj)

    of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers

    "party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wage-earning in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wage-earning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pope Pius XI:

    It violates right order whenever capital so employees the working or wage-earning classes as to divert business and economic activity entirely to its own arbitrary will and advantage without, the social character of economic life, social justice, and the common good.

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