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Definition of wage slave in English:

noun

informal
A person who is wholly dependent on income from employment, typically employment of an arduous or menial nature.
Example sentences
  • Why work as a wage slave when the promise of big payoff from being on TV is only an audition away?
  • Years ago I was working as a wage slave, collecting carts for my local grocery store.
  • I'd said it before, during my time as a B&N wage slave, and it had never come back to haunt me.

Derivatives

wage slavery

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Is high school just a place to be brainwashed and prepared for a lifetime of wage slavery?
  • But it does condone wage slavery, another scourge upon working people.
  • Global ‘free trade’ means social security for them if they are lucky, grinding wage slavery if they are not.

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