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Definition of "9 to 5" [9 to 5]

  • A day job, especially at a large company, emphasizing banality. (noun)
  • The workday itself (the period of the day between 9 am and 5 pm). (noun)
  • One who works in a job from 9 am to 5pm. (noun)

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Use "9 to 5" in a sentence
  • "The Grand Fleet’s numerical superiority over the Germans was marked: 28 to 16 in dreadnought battleships; 9 to 5 in battle cruisers, 113 to 72 in lighter craft."
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