working at a secondary job
(in 19th-century Ireland) the carrying out of cattle-maiming, murders, etc, during the night in protest against the land-tenure system
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How to use moonlighting in a sentence
The theater manager called security, and three moonlighting off-duty police deputies arrived.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities | Elizabeth Picciuto | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was 1961, and Gregory was a 29-year-old post office worker moonlighting at a black club in Chicago called Roberts Show Bar.
When Joan Leonard puts the set on, Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd are yelling at each other on moonlighting.
Hoping to send more money home, Reza began moonlighting for another company—an illegal but common practice.
No wonder the summit was eclipsed by the B-movie imbroglio over Secret Service agents moonlighting as sex tourists.Cartagena Summit’s Other Outrage: Obama’s Indifference to Latin Issues | Mac Margolis | April 27, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
But did you ever hear of a youngster who'd sit behind the door and suck his thumbs while there was moonlighting in the air?The Pioneers | Katharine Susannah Prichard
What call had he to go moonlighting or to bring himself into danger at all?Seven Short Plays | Lady Gregory
Another small moonlighting incident, now appearing for the first time on this or any other stage.Ireland as It Is | Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
My journey to Galway was undertaken for the purpose of hanging four men who were condemned to death for moonlighting.My Experiences as an Executioner | James Berry
If the Limerick moonlighters must have been tried in Cork there would have been no moonlighting.Ireland as It Is | Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)