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Related to blue-collar: Blue-collar worker
Of or relating to wage earners, especially as a class, whose jobs are performed in work clothes and often involve manual labor.
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pertaining to or designating factory workers, manual laborers, or the like, who usu. wear work clothes and earn weekly wages. Compare white-collar.
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Belonging to or typical of people who work for wages rather than salary, often in manual jobs for which work clothes are worn.
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|Adj.||1.||blue-collar - of or designating manual industrial work or workers|
unskilled - not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship"
white-collar - of or designating salaried professional or clerical work or workers; "the coal miner's son aspired to a white-collar occupation as a bookkeeper"
|2.||blue-collar - of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers; "party of the propertyless proletariat"- G.B.Shaw|
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