self-employed

adjective self-em·ployed \ ˌself-im-ˈplȯid \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of self-employed

:earning income directly from one's own business, trade, or profession rather than as a specified salary or wages from an employer

self-employed

noun

First Known Use of self-employed

1916


SELF-EMPLOYED Defined for English Language Learners

self-employed

adjective

Definition of self-employed for English Language Learners

  • : earning income from your own business or profession rather than by working for someone else


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