wage earner Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “wage earner” in the English Dictionary

"wage earner" in British English

See all translations

wage earnernoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​person who ​works at a ​job for ​money
(Definition of wage earner from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wage earner" in American English

See all translations

wage earnernoun [C]

 us   /ˈweɪdʒ ˌɜr·nər/
a ​person who ​works at a ​job for ​money, esp. to ​support a ​family
(Definition of wage earner from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"wage earner" in Business English

See all translations

wage earnernoun [C]

uk   us   WORKPLACE
a ​person who ​earnsmoney by ​working: For her, ​life as a ​wageearner began at 15. For low-income ​wageearners, ​rent in most U.S. cities is simply beyond ​reach.
(Definition of wage earner from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wage earner”
in Chinese (Simplified) 挣工资的人, 挣钱的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 賺工資的人, 賺錢的人…
What is the pronunciation of wage earner?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More