What does the word Workingman mean?

Usage examples for Workingman

  1. But here in America, he said that he too was a workingman and was heart and soul for the workingman. – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  2. This true American policy taxes foreign products and encourages home industry; it puts the burden of revenue on foreign goods; it secures the American market for the American producer; it upholds the American standard of wages for the American workingman; it puts the factory by the side of the farm, and makes the American farmer less dependent on foreign demand and price; it diffuses general thrift, and founds the strength of all on the strength of each. – A History of the Republican Party by George Washington Platt
  3. But my father was a workingman. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips