verb (used without object)
Origin of temp
Origin of temp.
Examples from the Web for temp
It notes that of the 380 temp workers hired so far in Ohio, 50 had become full-time employees.
Despite roughly 20 job interviews, and a slew of job applications, he has landed only lower-paying work as a temp.
Working in a call center in customer service for peanuts... as a temp.Millennials Report From the Trenches: High Loans, Low Pay, Few Jobs|Sam Schlinkert|July 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Gaida got his big break when he was working as a temp at MTV in New York City.
You're temp'rance I know; but sposen as how you treat me and old Squire Tappit there to some red eye.
Soon weary of the dalliance of Temp, it ascends to its mission—the Archer of the silver bow, the guide of the car of light.
The best way to make the temp'rance cause pop'lar is to stop big brewin'.The Treasure of Heaven|Marie Corelli
"By temp'rance folks doin' somethin' beside talkin'," replied the drunkard.Romance of California Life|John Habberton
The above arms are painted on the portrait of a gentleman wearing a ruff, temp.
Word Origin for temp.
1909 (adj.), 1932 (n.), American English, shortened form of temporary (job, employee, etc.).