[ stahy-pen-dee-er-ee ]
/ staɪˈpɛn diˌɛr i /


receiving a stipend; performing services for regular pay.
paid for by a stipend: stipendiary services.
pertaining to or of the nature of a stipend.

noun, plural sti·pen·di·ar·ies.

a person who receives a stipend.

Origin of stipendiary

1535–45; < Latin stīpendiārius, equivalent to stīpendi(um) stipend + -ārius -ary Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for stipendiary


/ (staɪˈpɛndɪərɪ) /


receiving or working for regular paya stipendiary magistrate
paid for by a stipend

noun plural -aries

a person who receives regular payment

Word Origin for stipendiary

C16: from Latin stīpendiārius concerning tribute, from stīpendium stipend
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