por·​tal-to-por·​tal ˈpȯr-tᵊl-tə-ˈpȯr-tᵊl How to pronounce portal-to-portal (audio)
: of or relating to the time spent by a worker in traveling between the entrance to an employer's property and the worker's actual job site (as in a mine)
portal-to-portal pay

Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of portal-to-portal was in 1936

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Cite this Entry

“Portal-to-portal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/portal-to-portal. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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