wage packet

wage packet
wage packet noun
1. A small envelope in which a worker's wages are issued
2. (loosely) one's wages
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Main Entry:wage

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wage packet,
British. a pay envelope: »

As yet it had not affected him where it hurts most—in his wage packet (Manchester Guardian).

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ˈwage packet f4 [wage packet] noun (BrE)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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