freeze (one's) wages(redirected from freeze someone's wages)
freeze (one's) wages
Of a business, to maintain an employee's pay at its current rate. Is it true that the company is going to freeze our wages this year? I was hoping for a raise.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
freeze someone's wages
Fig. to hold someone's pay at its current level. The company froze everyone's wages as soon as the economy went sour.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.