Definition of Part-time

1. Adjective. Involving less than the standard or customary time for an activity. "A part-time job"

Exact synonyms: Parttime
Similar to: Half-time, Irregular, Temporary, Odd-job, Underemployed
Antonyms: Full-time



2. Adverb. For less than the standard number of hours. "He works part-time"
Exact synonyms: Half-time
Antonyms: Full-time

Definition of Part-time

1. Adjective. for, during, or involving less than the normal time for some activity ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Part-time

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parson bird
parsonage
parsonages
parsondom
parsoned
parsonic
parsonical
parsonish
parsonsite
part
part-of-speech
part-owner
part-singing
part-song
part-time (current term)
part-time bowler
part-time bowlers
part-timer
part-timers
part and parcel
part company
part music
part name
part of speech
part song
part to whole relation
part with
partable
partaga

Literary usage of Part-time

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1. Bulletin by United States (1918)
"In providing for part-time schools or classes, the Federal act aid, ... In any State undertaking part-time education there are available as possible pupils, ..."

2. Drug Use Among U.S. Workers: Prevalence and Trends by Occupation and by John P. Hoffman (1996)
"Two observations that may affect the distribution of illicit drug and heavy alcohol use are apparent when comparing part-time workers to full-time workers. ..."

3. Canada by Publi Oecd Published by Oecd Publishing (2005)
"Incidence and growth in part-time employment by age and gender in Canada, ... The share of part-time employment among older Canadian women, at 25%, ..."

4. Global Employment: An International Investigation Into the Future of Work by Mihály Simai, Valentine M. Moghadam, Arvo Kuddo (1995)
"Involuntary part-time work usually means part-time work for labour market reasons. The dominant form of involuntary part-time work relates to the ..."

5. Who's Minding the Kids: Child Care Arrangements Fall 1991 by Lynne W. Casper (1994)
"Preschool children of part-time working mothers were more likely to be cared for by ... More preschoolers with mothers who worked part- time had mothers who ..."

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