pay envelope

noun

Definition of pay envelope

: an envelope containing one's wages

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Examples of pay envelope in a Sentence

with this recession going on, workers shouldn't be expecting fatter pay envelopes
Recent Examples on the Web Immigrant workmen gave up a pay envelope, schoolchildren put in pennies — upward of 150,000 people in all, each name and each donation noted by Pulitzer’s New York World, and almost each one under a dollar. Los Angeles Times, 20 Apr. 2021 Frustrated by the limits of collective bargaining, Reuther came to complain that bargaining, once so promising, had come to focus on just another nickel in the pay envelope. John Gallagher, Detroit Free Press, 19 Oct. 2019 Roosevelt tied Landon to employers who had been slipping anti-Social Security propaganda into their workers’ pay envelopes. Los Angeles Times, 6 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of pay envelope

1889, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pay envelope was in 1889

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“Pay envelope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pay%20envelope. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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