paycheck


pay·check

noun \ˈpā-ˌchek\

: a check that is used to pay an employee for his or her work

: the money that you regularly earn : a wage or salary

Full Definition of PAYCHECK

1
:  a check in payment of wages or salary
2
:  wages, salary

Examples of PAYCHECK

  1. I went to the office to pick up my paycheck.
  2. Your weekly paycheck will be almost $600 after taxes.

First Known Use of PAYCHECK

1899

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