living wage definition

  • noun:
    • A wage adequate to produce minimally satisfactory living problems. Also known as minimum-wage.
    • A wage on which it is possible for a wage-earner to live.
    • a wage enough for a worker and family to subsist easily
  • others:
    • A wage or salary that enables a worker to live about with just minimal customary amenities, and above circumstances of impoverishment.

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