Definition of "part-time" []

  • For or during less than the customary or standard time: a part-time job. (adjective)
  • For less than the entire time appropriate to an activity (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • On a part-time basis (adverb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "part-time" in a sentence
  • "First he called his part-time assistant in New York City, only to find out that the prop and scenery truck was parked at a garage on Long Island where it would be safe for the weekend."
  • "Cuts were expressed as fractions where local authorities are reducing hours or referring to part-time posts."
  • "Becourtney says many employers call part-time workers independent contractors."