nine-to-five

noun
variants: or less commonly 9-to-5 \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗ \

Definition of nine-to-five

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a job with regular daytime hours

nine-to-five

adjective
variants: or 9-to-5

Definition of nine-to-five (Entry 2 of 2)

: of, relating to, being, or having a nine-to-five

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First Known Use of nine-to-five

Noun

1975, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Nine-to-five.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nine-to-five. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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