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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who is employed and paid according to the number of units turned out

Usage examples (5)
  • Also une pigiste = pieceworker, typesetter, freelance journalist who is paid by the line
  • The pieceworker with more satisfaction to himself and profit to the world will produce far more than he would turn out under a daily wage if his earnings are thereby...
  • Scientifically speaking, the author is a pieceworker, whose productiveness is fitful and temporary.
  • The whole trend of circumstance is to substitute science for mere rote skill in him, to demand initiative and an intelligent self-adaptation to new discoveries and new methods,... for more
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