nine-to-fiver

noun
nine-to-fiv·​er | \ ˈnīn-tə-ˈfī-vər How to pronounce nine-to-fiver (audio) \

Definition of nine-to-fiver

: one who works at a job with regular daytime hours

First Known Use of nine-to-fiver

1959, in the meaning defined above

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“Nine-to-fiver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nine-to-fiver. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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