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1. One who works for wages.
2. One whose earnings support or help support a household.
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a person who works for wages, esp as distinguished from one paid a salary
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the person who earns money to support a household by working
a person who works for wages.
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|Noun||1.||wage earner - someone who earn wages in return for their labor|
breadwinner - one whose earnings are the primary source of support for their dependents
double dipper - someone who draws two incomes from the government (usually by combining a salary and a pension)
garnishee - a wage earner who is served with a garnishment
jobholder - an employee who holds a regular job