nine-to-five

1 of 2

noun

variants or less commonly 9-to-5
¦⸗⸗¦⸗
: a job with regular daytime hours

nine-to-five

2 of 2

adjective

variants or 9-to-5
: of, relating to, being, or having a nine-to-five

Word History

First Known Use

Noun

1975, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nine-to-five was in 1927

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“Nine-to-five.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nine-to-five. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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