from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to workers whose work usually does not involve manual labor and who are often expected to dress with a degree of formality.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to office work and workers; contrasted with blue-collar.
- adj. Pertaining to the culture of white-collar workers, as values, politics, etc.; contrasted with blue-collar.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or designating salaried professional or clerical work or workers
From the color of dress shirts worn by professional and clerical workers, as opposed to the rugged denim and chambray shirts normally worn by manual workers. (Wiktionary)