[pingk-kol-er] /ˈpɪŋkˈkɒl ər/
of or relating to a type of employment traditionally held by women, especially relatively low-paying work:
secretaries, phone operators, and other pink-collar workers.
of, relating to, or designating low-paid occupations traditionally associated with female workers Compare blue-collar, white-collar
in reference to jobs generally held by women, 1977, from pink (adj.), considered a characteristically feminine color, + collar (n.).
- Pink disease
pink disease n. See acrodynia.
- Pink dollar
noun the buying power of the gay community; also called [pink economy]
- Pink economy
noun See pink dollar
[pingk] /pɪŋk/ verb (used with object) 1. to pierce with a rapier or the like; stab. 2. to finish at the edge with a scalloped, notched, or other ornamental pattern. 3. to punch (cloth, leather, etc.) with small holes or figures for ornament. 4. Chiefly British Dialect. to adorn or ornament, especially with scalloped edges […]