[ muhk-job ]
/ məkˈdʒɒb /
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an unstimulating, low-wage job with few benefits, especially in a service industry.
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Origin of McJob
1991, Americanism; coined by Douglas Coupland (born 1961) in the novel Generation X
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British Dictionary definitions for McJob
/ (məkˈdʒɒb) /
informal a job that is poorly paid and menial
Word Origin for McJob
C20: a humorous corruption of McDonald's, a major American fast-food enterprise
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