1. an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
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How To Use workingman In A Sentence

  • I am well aware that the majority was a small one, but the vote marks the end of a long struggle, and disproves the contention that the English workingman is by nature an individualist. The Menace of Socialism
  • What we call the workingman, the day laborer, the mechanic, the mill hand, had no existence as classes. A School History of the United States
  • Freddie Drummond sat in the auto, quite composed, alongside Catherine Van Vorst; but looking out of Freddie Drummond's eyes was Bill Totts, and somewhere behind those eyes, battling for the control of their mutual body, were Freddie Drummond, the sane and conservative sociologist, and Bill Totts, the class-conscious and bellicose union workingman. SOUTH OF THE SLOT
  • This was natural in the initial stage of the Revolution, when class lines had not had time to reveal themselves, when the aspirations of the so-called united revolutionary front found expression in the diffuse program of a party that was ready to welcome equally the workingman who feared to break away from the peasant; the peasant who was seeking land and liberty; the intellectual attempting to guide both of them; the chinovnik (officeholder) endeavoring to adjust himself to the new regime. From October to Brest-Litovsk
  • Its fob chain, stretched across the workingman's waistcoat, became a new symbol of respectability.
  • Or else get dressed and go out and find a seven o'clock opener, a workingman 's bar. UNKNOWN MAN #89
  • The revolutionist is no starved and diseased slave in the shambles at the bottom of the social pit, but is, in the main, a hearty, well - fed workingman, who sees the shambles waiting for him and his children and recoils from the descent. Revolution
  • COAL MONOPOLIST: I have a statistician who can prove -- he can prove anything -- that the workingman is a great deal better off than he ever was, that he makes more than I do, that small incomes are increasing and large ones decreasing, that there is no involuntary poverty, and that the workingmen could live on twenty-five cents each a day and buy up the United States with their savings, and -- White Slaves; or, the Oppression of the Worthy Poor
  • The term workingman can never be anything but a grammatical common denominator. Youth and Egolatry
  • Then, someone will fasten upon their liking for sports, and he will tell you about the racecourses and cricket grounds until you would imagine that the Australian ran races and played cricket for six days in the week, and looked a little bit after the sheep on the seventh; and then you will have others who will fasten upon the industrial question and tell you of a condition of affairs where the workingman is uppermost and rules, then you will have others who will tell you of the wonderful resources of Australia. Australia: Political and General Conditions
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