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1. blue-collar

adjective. of or designating manual industrial work or workers.

Synonyms

  • manual
  • industrial
  • unskilled
  • wage-earning

Antonyms

  • skilled
  • nonindustrial
  • light-duty
  • competent

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Words that Rhyme with Blue Collar

  • nondollar
  • strahler
  • squalor
  • stollar
  • stahler
  • scholar
  • zoller
  • zahler
  • woller
  • wahler
  • voller
  • soller
  • scholler
  • pfahler
  • moller
  • mahler
  • lollar
  • koller
  • kollar
  • kahler
  • holler
  • hollar
  • goller
  • dollar
  • dahler
  • collor
  • coller
  • boller
  • bahler
  • oller

Example sentences of the word blue-collar


1. Noun Phrase
A restaurant may create a larger-portioned meal for blue collar men between the ages of 21 and 54.

2. Noun Phrase
Other exemptions apply, but blue collar workers are almost never exempt from minimum wage or overtime.

3. Noun Phrase
Unlike white-collar workers, blue collar workers perform more physical work.

2. white-collar

adjective. of or designating salaried professional or clerical work or workers.

Synonyms

  • professional
  • clerical
  • skilled

Antonyms

  • blue-collar
  • juvenile
  • amateur
  • nonprofessional

3. blue-collar

adjective. of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers.

Synonyms

  • low-class
  • lower-class
  • wage-earning
  • propertyless

Antonyms

  • upper-class
  • noble
  • automatic
  • regressive

4. collar

noun. ['ˈkɑːlɝ'] a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over.

Synonyms

  • Eton collar
  • Roman collar
  • neck ruff
  • band
  • neckband
  • facing
  • clerical collar
  • turtleneck collar
  • rebato
  • polo-neck collar
  • ruff
  • choker
  • dog collar
  • Peter Pan collar
  • neck
  • neck opening
  • ruffle

Antonyms

  • start
  • depress
  • lower
  • deteriorate

Etymology

  • coler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. collar

verb. ['ˈkɑːlɝ'] take into custody.

Synonyms

  • seize
  • nab
  • cop
  • clutch
  • apprehend
  • nail
  • arrest
  • pick up

Antonyms

  • unhealthy
  • ill
  • unfit
  • unsound

Etymology

  • coler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. blue

adjective. ['ˈbluː'] of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky.

Synonyms

  • bluish
  • blueish

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • lively
  • consolable

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. blue

adjective. ['ˈbluː'] used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms).

Antonyms

  • comprehensible

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. blue

noun. ['ˈbluː'] blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime.

Synonyms

  • powder blue
  • spectral colour
  • steel blue
  • Prussian blue
  • navy blue
  • cerulean
  • turquoise
  • peacock blue
  • navy
  • lazuline
  • royal blue
  • aqua
  • blueness
  • purplish blue
  • ultramarine
  • chromatic colour
  • chromatic color
  • sky-blue
  • dark blue
  • cobalt blue
  • azure
  • greenish blue
  • sapphire
  • spectral color

Antonyms

  • thick
  • tall
  • superior
  • estimable

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. blue

noun. ['ˈbluː'] blue clothing.

Synonyms

  • clothing
  • wear
  • vesture
  • habiliment
  • wearable

Antonyms

  • rising
  • operative
  • raised
  • safe

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. blue

noun. ['ˈbluː'] any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue.

Synonyms

  • organization
  • organisation

Antonyms

  • sufficient
  • anticyclone
  • loud

Etymology

  • blewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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