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See definition of blue-collar on Dictionary.com
  • adj.of manual workers
  • nounmanual or technical laborer

synonyms for blue-collar

  • proletarian
  • factory-working
  • lower-class
  • middle-class
  • proletariat
  • wage-earning
  • working class
  • apprentice
  • blue-collar worker
  • employee
  • hired hand
  • jobholder
  • laborer
  • worker
  • breadwinner
  • wage earner
  • working stiff
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    How to use blue-collar in a sentence

    In pursuing his alchemical researches, he discovered Prussian blue, and the animal oil which bears his name.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
    Mary is fair as the morning dew— Cheeks of roses and ribbons of blue!
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    His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    The most promising of the methods which have been devised are cryoscopy, the methylene-blue test, and the phloridzin test.
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    He said no more in words, but his little blue eyes had an eloquence that left nothing to mere speech.
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    His hat was pushed back from his forehead, the collar of his blue flannel shirt was open.
    THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
    Her worn-out blue petticoat is lighted up by a moonbeam; in her hand she appears to have a hoe.
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    Presently there was a clattering of hoofs behind him, and Ribsy came galloping along the road, with nothing on him but his collar.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    Their heads might have been turned upside-down, so absolutely did they tread upon blue ether.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    If it should ever be my lot to take the Long Trail at short notice, I hope it will be under a blue sky and a blazing sun.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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    WORDS RELATED TO BLUE-COLLAR

    • blue-collar
    • factory-working
    • plebeian
    • proletarian
    • wage-earning
    • working-class
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