pay envelope

noun

Definition of pay envelope

: an envelope containing one's wages

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Synonyms for pay envelope

Synonyms

emolument, hire, packet [British], pay, paycheck, payment, salary, stipend, wage

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Examples of pay envelope in a Sentence

with this recession going on, workers shouldn't be expecting fatter pay envelopes

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Roosevelt tied Landon to employers who had been slipping anti-Social Security propaganda into their workers’ pay envelopes. Los Angeles Times, "Column: A Republican senator hints at gutting Social Security ‘behind closed doors’," 6 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of pay envelope

1889, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near pay envelope

PAYE

payee

Payena

pay envelope

payer

payetan

pay for itself

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The first known use of pay envelope was in 1889

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pay envelope

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pay envelope

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: an envelope that contains your wages
: the money that you regularly earn : a wage or salary

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