time and a half noun
: a rate of pay that is equal to what a worker usually earns for an hour plus half of that amount
: payment for work (as overtime or holiday work) at one and a half times the worker's regular wage rate
Examples of TIME AND A HALF
- If they make you work during holidays, they pay you time and a half.
- We get paid 20 dollars an hour for 40 hours and time and a half for overtime.
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