a job or occupation that brings in extra money beyond one’s regular job and main source of income: My book launch was the catalyst to finally take my side hustle seriously by turning it into a full-time gig.
- Also called side gig [sahyd-gig] /ˈsaɪd ˌgɪg/ .
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How to use side hustle in a sentence
Increasingly, even workers with full-time salaried jobs are relying on side hustles.Gig-economy jobs and how to manage the irregular income | Michelle Singletary | May 14, 2021 | Washington Post
The side hustle trend has evolved and there’s a transparency element to it.Rise of ‘portfolio careers’: Pandemic spurs more people to embrace multiple vocations | Jessica Davies | March 16, 2021 | Digiday
Braid, a group-financing platform, is trying to make transactions work for various entities, from shared households to side hustles to creative projects.
Those are the types of businesses that have been struggling during the coronavirus pandemic — and side hustles tend to be uncreative, app-based gig work that’s even bleaker than the day job this commercial depicts.The 5 worst Super Bowl commercials, from Dolly Parton’s betrayal to that awkward Oatly jingle | Maura Judkis, Sonia Rao | February 8, 2021 | Washington Post
In the past, TV networks’ news organizations like NBC News have used YouTube as a side hustle.How NBC News is making ‘many millions’ of dollars on YouTube after adjusting its strategy | Tim Peterson | January 26, 2021 | Digiday