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working papers

noun plural

Simple Definition of working papers

  • : official documents that allow a person who is younger than 16 years old or who was born in a different country to have a job in the U.S.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of working papers

  1. :  official documents legalizing the employment of a minor

1928

First Known Use of working papers

1928


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