Definition of part-time in English:

part-time

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adjective & adverb

For only part of the usual working day or week: [as adjective]: part-time jobs a part-time teacher [as adverb]: he only worked part-time
More example sentences
  • He took a part-time job as a teacher in a girls school in Leiden which gave him sufficient money to allow him to rent a room.
  • She even managed to work part-time as a teacher and gained a job at the University of York after her release.
  • He was hoping to take a part-time job to look after his mother and will now have to find another full-time job.

Derivatives

part-timer

noun
More example sentences
  • No, Brown's not a freelancer or a part-timer or a telecommuter.
  • Job security is a pretty good reason to get riled up if I ever heard one; but there are part-timers in many other provinces and they are extremely beneficial.
  • While it might be that many part-timers apparently have more energy than full-time teachers, many are shoddily treated and just as exhausted - if not more.

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adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something