work overtime

Definition of work overtime

  1. :  to spend time working at one's job in addition to one's normal working hours —often used figuratively Her imagination was working overtime. He's been working overtime around the house to please his wife.

Word by Word Definitions

workplay
  1. :  activity in which one exerts strength or faculties to do or perform something:

    :  sustained physical or mental effort to overcome obstacles and achieve an objective or result

    :  the labor, task, or duty that is one's accustomed means of livelihood

  1. :  used for work

    :  suitable or styled for wear while working

    :  involving or engaged in work

  1. :  to bring to pass :  effect

    :  to fashion or create a useful or desired product by expending labor or exertion on :  forge, shape

    :  to make or decorate with needlework

overtimeplay
  1. :  time in excess of a set limit: such as

    :  working time in excess of a standard day or week

    :  an extra period of play in a contest


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