- employed to work, used, expected to function, etc., less than the usual or full time: a part-time clerk.
- lasting, requiring, or being in force only a part of the time: part-time employment; part-time jobs.
- on a part-time basis: to work part-time.
Origin of part-time
- a period of time that is less than the usual or full time.
Origin of part time
Examples from the Web for part-time
Contemporary Examples of part-time
Easley is earning money for the family as a part-time caregiver, through the Veterans Administration.When the War Comes Home
October 16, 2014
If they do, the jobs are low-level, part-time, temporary, insecure, and require supplementing with freelancing.How to Get Laid in Brooklyn a la Adelle Waldman’s Nifty Novel of Manners
July 25, 2014
Lawmakers are often part-time and have business interests that pose conflicts.Who’s Watching Your Statehouse? No One.
July 19, 2014
However, reports that she is to take a part-time presenting role for the channel have been dismissed.Pippa Gives First TV Interview To Matt Lauer
June 26, 2014
This week he was fired from his part-time position teaching French at an Ohio Christian college, which found the ad in poor taste.The Boehner-Haters Are Back With a Vengeance
April 30, 2014
Historical Examples of part-time
As a part-time historian I can tell you there's a word for that—Judas goat.Measure for a Loner
James Judson Harmon
In other words, we must be constructive in any part-time measures which are adopted.Our Schools in War Time—and After
Arthur Davis Dean
Of the total enrollment, over 4,000 were adults or part-time students.
Since many of the ships put to sea infrequently, many of the navy men do part-time fishing or agricultural work.
The committee recommends the appointment of a full time research man in nut culture, or two part-time workers.
- for less than the entire time appropriate to an activitya part-time job; a part-time waitress
- on a part-time basishe works part time