[ dey-wurk ]
/ ˈdeɪˌwɜrk /


work done and paid for by the day.

Origin of daywork

before 1000; Middle English dai-werk the amount of land worked by a team in one day, Old English dæg-weorc day's work. See day, work

Related forms

day·work·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019