- a bank check given as salary or wages.
- salary or wages: One can stretch the paycheck only just so far.
Origin of paycheck
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for paycheck
At the beginning of each week, she makes a list of expenses her paycheck will have to cover that week.Care Providers Fight for $15 and a Union
Jasmin Almodovar, Shirley Thompson
December 5, 2014
That leaves the families who make between that and the sustainable-wage level of $48,000 to struggle paycheck to paycheck.Free Market Failure: Raising a Kid Is a Rigged Game in the USA
August 25, 2014
You worked for it and your boss transfers it to you, along with your other benefits and paycheck, as compensation for your work.
After all, your health care plan belongs to you, as your paycheck does.
This man, more than any other free agent, needs to find a new team and receive a paycheck.First Mega-Deal Is Done as the NFL’s Free Agent Scrap Begins
March 12, 2014
There are some things worth more to me than three meals a day and a paycheck.The Chameleon Man
William P. McGivern
Tens of millions of Americans live from paycheck to paycheck.
Only thirty-two in the account, but he would deposit his paycheck today which would bring it up.The Syndic
His third weekly paycheck of twenty-two dollars and fifty cents was in his pocket.Plowing On Sunday
The warrant when received is deposited in a bank and a paycheck issued.Third Biennial Report of the Oregon State Highway Commission
S. Benson, W. L. Thompson, R. A. Booth, Herbert Nunn
Word Origin and History for paycheck
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper