daywork

[dey-wurk]

noun

work done and paid for by the day.

Nearby words

  1. daystar,
  2. daytime,
  3. dayton,
  4. daytona beach,
  5. daywear,
  6. daze,
  7. dazed,
  8. dazedly,
  9. dazibao,
  10. dazzle

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 formsday·work·er, noun

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