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1. wage-earning

adjective. working for hourly wages rather than fixed (e.g. annual) salaries.

Synonyms

  • blue-collar

Antonyms

  • conservative
  • materialistic

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Words that Rhyme with Wage Earner

  • silberner
  • sterner
  • schwerner
  • werner
  • vernor
  • verner
  • turner
  • thurnher
  • thurner
  • merner
  • lerner
  • learner
  • kirner
  • kerner
  • herner
  • gerner
  • furner
  • ferner
  • derner
  • burner
  • berner

Example sentences of the word wage-earner


1. Noun Phrase
Maybe you are the sole wage earner in the family, and work is a long commute away.

2. Noun Phrase
Complete the first four sections of the form if you are a wage earner.

3. Noun Phrase
This will likely only be an issue if you're a high wage earner.

4. Noun Phrase
Some states will allow the higher wage earner to retain two-thirds of any property.

2. wage-earning

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

Synonyms

  • blue-collar
  • low-class
  • lower-class
  • propertyless

Antonyms

  • upper-class
  • skilled
  • noble
  • bourgeois

3. earner

noun. ['ˈɝːnɝ'] someone who earn wages in return for their labor.

Synonyms

  • double dipper
  • garnishee
  • jobholder
  • breadwinner

4. wage

noun. ['ˈweɪdʒ'] something that remunerates.

Synonyms

  • pay
  • living wage
  • combat pay
  • take-home pay
  • found
  • half-pay
  • minimum wage
  • salary
  • sick pay
  • strike pay
  • merit pay
  • paysheet
  • payroll
  • pay envelope
  • pay packet
  • double time
  • regular payment
  • remuneration

Antonyms

  • pay cash
  • charge
  • underpay
  • overpay

Etymology

  • wagen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. wage

verb. ['ˈweɪdʒ'] carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns).

Synonyms

  • provide
  • offer
  • put up
  • engage
  • fight
  • contend

Antonyms

  • default
  • close
  • abolish
  • lost

Etymology

  • wagen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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