: involving or working less than customary or standard hours
a part-time job
part-time students
part-time adverb
part-timer noun

Word History

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of part-time was in 1856

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Cite this Entry

“Part-time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/part-time. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

part-time

adjective or adverb

ˈpärt-ˈtīm
: involving or working less than a full or regular schedule

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