McJob

noun
Mc·​Job | \ mək-ˈjäb How to pronounce McJob (audio) \

Definition of McJob

: a low-paying job that requires little skill and provides little opportunity for advancement

First Known Use of McJob

1986, in the meaning defined above

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“McJob.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/McJob. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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