Meaning of waged in English:


Pronunciation /weɪdʒd/


  • Having or relating to regular paid employment.

    ‘a larger class of waged workers’
    • ‘This was intimately tied to their notion that the way out of poverty was via waged work.’
    • ‘Now, manufacturing is no longer the engine of employment growth and many more women have entered waged work.’
    • ‘It was necessary to make habitable remote regions of Russia where it was regarded as too costly to provide waged labour.’
    • ‘The struggles of these and other unwaged sections of the class can be as problematic for capital as those of waged workers.’
    • ‘It's a long time since he had to earn his keep in the waged world.’
    employed, in work, in a job, waged, in gainful employment