Definition of white-collar adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌwaɪt ˈkɒlə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌwaɪt ˈkɑːlər//
[usually before noun]
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working in an office, rather than in a factory, etc.; connected with work in offices white-collar workers a white-collar job white-collar crime (= in which office workers steal from their company, etc.) compare blue-collar, pink-collar
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: white-collar