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Antonyms for white-collarwhite-col·lar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. white-collaradjective

    of or designating salaried professional or clerical work or workers

    "the coal miner's son aspired to a white-collar occupation as a bookkeeper"

    Antonyms:
    wage-earning, blue-collar, industrial, manual(a), working-class

How to use white-collar in a sentence?

  1. Anne Richards:

    White collar crime is extremely difficult to prosecute, especially in finance, due to its complexity.

  2. Bryan Vaclavik:

    The abuse of trust in this case was unparalleled in the 24 years I’ve been investigating white-collar crimes.

  3. Kim Heung-kwang:

    They are handpicked, it is a great honor for them. It is a white-collar job there and people have fantasies about it.

  4. Lpez Obrador:

    We are giving the almost the same weight to [fighting]white-collar crime, as we do to drug cartels.

  5. Katie Murtagh:

    I know a lot of people who have tattoos, including two of my close friends, have them very visible, on their arms, neck and ankle, but they don't think their profession is going to care, they are not looking for white-collar jobs.

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