Definition of pink-collar in English:

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pink-collar

Pronunciation:

adjective

Relating to work traditionally associated with women.
Example sentences
  • Over the years, women have tried everything to succeed in business: fitting in; biding their time in order to rise in an organization; taking shelter in pink-collar ghettos.
  • The blue-collar sector posted a 173-percent increase in employment from 1992 to 1997, stronger than the growth in the pink-collar temping.
  • Almost half the crowd was made up of overweight women in pairs, trios, or quartets, most wearing clothing and makeup that identified them as pink-collar workers.

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Syllabification: pink-col·lar

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