gainfully employed

Definition of gainfully employed

  1. :  provided with a job that pays wages or salary She hasn't been gainfully employed for a few years.

Word by Word Definitions

employplay employed
  1. :  to make use of (someone or something inactive)

    :  to use (something, such as time) advantageously

    :  to use or engage the services of

  1. :  use, purpose

    :  occupation, job

    :  the state of being employed

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a trip made at another's expense

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