Definition of "wage-earner" []

  • One who receives stated wages for labor. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "wage-earner" in a sentence
  • "Unless you think that every wage-earner in America uses $1-2+ million in health care over their lifetime, this is the best deal you'll ever see in EXACTLY the health care you want (almost nobody uses anything like 1 million dollars in healthcare over their life - but they pay for it as if they do)."
  • "The cap will only become relevant to them next August when their claim comes up for its annual re-assessment, unless they make a fresh claim due to changed circumstances such as moving house or a wage-earner losing their job."
  • "Republicans have rubber-stamped the desire of the Koch Brothers and their godshead Scott Walker to cripple Wisconsin's middle class and lower benefits and wages for every single wage-earner in our state."