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swing shift

noun

Simple Definition of swing shift

  • : a scheduled period of work that begins in the afternoon and ends at night

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of swing shift

  1. 1 :  the work shift between the day and night shifts (as from 4 p.m. to midnight)

  2. 2 :  a group of workers in a factory operating seven days a week that work as needed to permit the regular shift workers to have one or more free days per week

Examples of swing shift in a sentence

  1. He works the swing shift.



1940

First Known Use of swing shift

1940


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