Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “green-collar”


adjective [before noun] (also green collar)
used to describe a job that is related to the protection of the natural environment: The state must invest in retraining blue-collar workers for green-collar jobs. → Compare blue-collar, white-collar
(Definition of green-collar from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of green-collar?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “green-collar”

Word of the Day

beer mat

a small piece of cardboard that you put under a glass to protect a table surface in a pub or bar

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More