• WordNet 3.6
    • n workingman an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Workingman A laboring man; a man who earns his daily support by manual labor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n workingman A laboring man; one who earns his living by manual labor.
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In literature:

He had told her, with that sardonic smile, that he was a workingman.
"The Highgrader" by William MacLeod Raine
The workingman feels these.
"Four Years in Rebel Capitals" by T. C. DeLeon
Nothing remained for the individual workingman but to join with his fellows in a collective and united effort.
"Socialism" by John Spargo
Yes, the workingman, if he only knew it, is wearing the imperial robe.
"My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year" by John Henry Jowett
The workingman of to-day lives better than the kings of the Middle Ages.
"The Root of Evil" by Thomas Dixon
The workingman without capital, whether he be in their meetings or only employed on their farms, is kept from want.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson
As a rule, the workingman weds out of inclination, but there is no lack of causes to disturb his marriage.
"Woman under socialism" by August Bebel
But the workingman is learnin' a thing or two.
"Clark's Field" by Robert Herrick
I cannot live as a workingman.
"The Moving Finger" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
In one of our great industrial centres lived a childless couple, a workingman and his wife, by the name of Hoeflinger.
"The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" by Various

In news:

At another time, it might have been described as a speakeasy, or a workingman's tavern.
Long the go-to supper of the workingman, Britain's ultimate dish shows up in places both posh and plain.
You can fill more than a few lunch pails with Bruce Springsteen songs about the thoughts and struggles of the workingman.
When a rage for authenticity meets a passionate fakery meets a workingman's attitude, you get this guy.
The first society of working women, the Daughters of Liberty, is organized as an auxiliary of the Sons of Liberty, a workingman's association.
Pulque, a popular workingman's drink dating to the Aztecs that had fallen out of favor long ago, makes a comeback in Mexico, thanks to the Facebook generation.
Connecticut's Jim Calhoun: Workingman 's coach was model of excellence (Mike DeCourcy).
It's part of the exhibit Workingman's Dead: Lives of the Artists .
Battat Contemporary Collection Leopold Plotek 2005 painting Akhmatova and Berlin, Leningrad, 1945, of philosopher Isaiah Berlin and poet Anna Akhmatova, from Workingman's Dead: Lives of the Artists .
Workingman's Hero Or Fat Cat 's Friend.
Workingman's Dead: the art of Leopold Plotek with Sovfoto propaganda images.
The patent drawing of the metal workingman's lunchbox.
Voice of the Workingman to Be Poet Laureate .
Voice of the Workingman to Be Poet Laureate.
It was unpretentious, honest, accessible (the sweetness of the corn makes it friendly to whiskey dilettantes), a workingman's drink that could also accompany a lawyer's poker game.