- to work as a temporary.
Origin of temp
Origin of temp.
Related Words for templimited, short-lived, brief, makeshift, interim, transitory, provisional, momentary, tactical, colleague, deputy, associate, aide, representative, companion, partner, attendant, apprentice, backup, friend
Examples from the Web for temp
Contemporary Examples of temp
It notes that of the 380 temp workers hired so far in Ohio, 50 had become full-time employees.When Campaign Spin Becomes Fact
March 21, 2014
Despite roughly 20 job interviews, and a slew of job applications, he has landed only lower-paying work as a temp.Legal Eagles
June 27, 2013
Working in a call center in customer service for peanuts... as a temp.Millennials Report From the Trenches: High Loans, Low Pay, Few Jobs
July 18, 2012
Gaida got his big break when he was working as a temp at MTV in New York City.Confessions of a Red Carpet Escort
January 13, 2011
Historical Examples of temp
You shouldn't ever have done this—running a temp and—— Good heavens, don't you want to get well?The Straw
You don't know where they want a near-plute as temp'rary office boy, do you?Torchy
It appears that Mr. Lower has in his possession one or two seals, temp.
One hour after this operation, the pulse was 140 and the temp.Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society
Joseph Bradford Cox
Dugdale says the first mention he found of the bell tower was temp.London Before the Conquest
W. R. Lethaby
- a person, esp a typist or other office worker, employed on a temporary basis
- (intr) to work as a temp
Word Origin for temp.
1909 (adj.), 1932 (n.), American English, shortened form of temporary (job, employee, etc.).