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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A worker paid by time rather than piecework.

Usage examples (5)
  • He got a job as a day-man at a local store in town.
  • Roberts, the day-man, ran up to him and found, to his horror, that he was quite dead.
  • On Tuesday evening he went on duty at six o'clock; on Wednesday morning the day-man who had come to relieve him was surprised not to find him in the box.
  • Another curious fact is that death appears to have taken place just before the day-man came on duty, as the light at the mouth of the tunnel had been put out, and it was... for more
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