nine-to-fiver
noun Date: 1959 one who works at a job with regular daytime hours

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  • nine-to-fiver — nine to fiv·er (nīn tə fīʹvər) n. One who works regular daytime hours, as in an office. * * * …   Universalium

  • nine-to-fiver — noun also 9 to 5er ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦fīvə(r) : a person who works at a job with regular daytime hours …   Useful english dictionary

  • nine-to-five — nine to fiver, n. /nuyn teuh fuyv /, adj. Informal. 1. of, pertaining to, or during the workday, esp. the hours from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. when offices are characteristically open for business: the nine to five grind. 2. of, reflecting, or exhibiting… …   Universalium

  • nine-to-five — I. noun also 9 to 5 ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ : a job with regular daytime hours II. adjective or 9 to 5 : of, relating to, being, or having a nine to five * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • nine-to-five — adjective of or involving typical office hours. noun a nine to five job. Derivatives nine to fiver noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • 9-to-5er — noun see nine to fiver …   Useful english dictionary

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  • worker — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. laborer, workman; artisan, craftsman; operator, doer, performer; journeyman, yeoman; Trojan; drudge; mechanic; toiler, moiler. See exertion. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. operator, mechanic, machinist,… …   English dictionary for students

  • blue collar — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n. *working stiff, *nine to fiver, laborer. II a. wage earning, working class, clock punching, laboring, proletariat, hardworking, factory working, assembly line, unskilled, common, lower class, middle class. ANT.:… …   English dictionary for students

  • worker — [n] person who is employed artisan, blue collar*, breadwinner, company person, craftsperson, employee, hand, help, laborer, nine to fiver*, operative, peasant, proletarian, serf, slave, stiff, toiler, trader, tradesperson, wage earner, white… …   New thesaurus

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