"sweater" Definition

  1. common term for a “cutting” or “grinding” employer,—one who SWEATS his workpeople. A cheap tailor, who pays starvation wages.

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Position in the dictionary: 3548 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: sweep, sweet, sweetener, swell, swell hung in chains, swell street, swig, swill, swim, swindler
Previous words in the dictionary: sweat, swatchel-cove, swarry, swap, swankey, swank, swagsman, swag-shop, swag, swaddy

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