nine-to-fiv·​er ˈnīn-tə-ˈfī-vər How to pronounce nine-to-fiver (audio)
: one who works at a job with regular daytime hours

Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nine-to-fiver was in 1959

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“Nine-to-fiver.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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