be out of a job

Definition of be out of a job

  1. :  to no longer have the job one has had If the restaurant closes, she'll be out of a job.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. :  a piece of work

    :  a small miscellaneous piece of work undertaken on order at a stated rate

    :  the object or material on which work is being done

  1. :  to do odd or occasional pieces of work for hire

    :  to carry on public business for private gain

    :  to carry on the business of a middleman or wholesaler

  1. :  that is for hire for a given service or period

    :  used in, engaged in, or done as job work

    :  of or relating to a job or to employment


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