A man who works in exchange for payment, especially one that does manual labour
See Also: workingwoman

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  • Workingman — Work ing*man, n.; pl. {Workingmen}. A laboring man; a man who earns his daily support by manual labor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • workingman — index artisan Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • workingman — workman, laborer, *worker, craftsman, handicraftsman, mechanic, artisan, operative, hand, roustabout …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • workingman — [wʉrk′iŋman΄] n. pl. workingmen [wʉrk′iŋmen΄] a worker; esp., an industrial or manual worker; wage earner; laborer …   English World dictionary

  • workingman — noun Date: 1638 one who works for wages usually at manual labor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • workingman — /werr king man /, n., pl. workingmen. a man of the working class; a man, whether skilled or unskilled, who earns his living at some manual or industrial work. [1630 40; WORKING + MAN1] Usage. See man. * * * …   Universalium

  • workingman — Synonyms and related words: blue collar worker, breadwinner, casual, casual laborer, common laborer, day laborer, employee, factory worker, flunky, free lance, free lancer, full time worker, hand, industrial worker, jobber, jobholder, laborer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • workingman — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One who labors: hand, laborer, operative, roustabout, worker, working girl, working woman, workman, workwoman. See WORK …   English dictionary for students

  • workingman — work·ing·man || wÉœrkɪŋ /wɜːk n. one of the working class; laborer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • workingman — work·ing·man …   English syllables

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