paycheck

noun pay·check \ ˈpā-ˌchek \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of paycheck

1 : a check in payment of wages or salary
2 : wages, salary

Examples of paycheck in a Sentence

  1. I went to the office to pick up my paycheck.

  2. Your weekly paycheck will be almost $600 after taxes.

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First Known Use of paycheck

1899



PAYCHECK Defined for English Language Learners

paycheck

noun

Definition of paycheck for English Language Learners

  • : a check that is used to pay an employee for his or her work

  • : the money that you regularly earn : a wage or salary


PAYCHECK Defined for Kids

paycheck

noun pay·check \ ˈpā-ˌchek \

Definition of paycheck for Students

: a check given or received as wages or salary


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