temp

[ temp ]
/ tɛmp /
Informal.

noun

verb (used without object)

to work as a temporary.

Origin of temp

First recorded in 1930–35; by shortening

Definition for temp (2 of 2)

temp.

in the time of.

Origin of temp.

From the Latin word tempore
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British Dictionary definitions for temp (1 of 2)

temp
/ (tɛmp) informal /

noun

a person, esp a typist or other office worker, employed on a temporary basis

verb

(intr) to work as a temp

British Dictionary definitions for temp (2 of 2)

temp.

abbreviation for

temperate
temperature
temporary
tempore

Word Origin for temp.

(for sense 4) Latin: in the time of
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Medicine definitions for temp

temp.

abbr.

temperature
temporal
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