paycheck

[ pey-chek ]
/ ˈpeɪˌtʃɛk /

noun

a bank check given as salary or wages.
salary or wages: One can stretch the paycheck only just so far.

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Origin of paycheck

First recorded in 1900–05; pay1 + check1
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