Definition of ouvrière in English:

ouvrière

noun

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  • In France and other French-speaking countries: a female manual or industrial worker; a female member of the working classes.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charlotte Brontë (1816–1855), novelist. From French ouvrière, feminine form corresponding to ouvrier.

Pronunciation

ouvrière

/ˌuːvrɪˈɛː/