Definition of Brain-worker
1. Noun. Someone whose profession involves using his head to solve problems.
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Literary usage of Brain-worker
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Acquisitive Society by Richard Henry Tawney (1920)
"THE POSITION OF THE BRAIN WORKER THE conversion of industry into a profession will involve at least as great a change in the position of the management as ..."
2. The Cost of Food: A Study in Dietaries by Ellen Henrietta Richards, John Foote Norton (1917)
"... CHAPTER V FOOD FOR THE YOUTH AT COLLEGE AND FOR THE brain-worker "The digestibility of a food is of far greater concern to a brain- worker than ..."
3. Strength from Eating: How and what to Eat and Drink to Develop the Highest by Bernarr Macfadden (1901)
"It is well known that laborers eat and can digest far more than the brain worker, and in consideration of the fact that a manual worker keeps in active use ..."
4. Labor and Industry: A Series of Lectures by Percy Alden (1920)
"I do not mean to suggest that the Marxians ignore the brain worker. ... Pressed on this point, they will agree that the brain worker is important, ..."
5. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1899)
"CHARLES ORR: I believe that more than six hours' work is too much for the brain worker. 'Of course, it must be taken into account that after the brain ..."