piecework


piece·work

noun \-ˌwərk\

: work in which you are paid for each thing you make or do and not for the amount of time you work

Full Definition of PIECEWORK

:  work done by the piece and paid for at a set rate per unit
piece·work·er \-ˌwər-kər\ noun

Examples of PIECEWORK

  1. doing piecework in a factory

First Known Use of PIECEWORK

1549

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