in one's own time

idiom

Definition of in one's own time

British
: the time during which a company is not paying a worker Employees need to make personal calls in their own time.

Learn More about in one's own time

Statistics for in one's own time

Cite this Entry

“In one's own time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20one%27s%20own%20time. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

Comments on in one's own time

What made you want to look up in one's own time? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Here Be Dragons: A Creature Identification Quiz

  • monster werewolf photo
  • Which is a synonym of werewolf?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!