Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “time and a half”

time and a half

noun [U]  /ˈtɑɪm ən ə ˈhæf/
payment for work that is 50 percent more than the usual rate
(Definition of time and a half noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “time and a half” in other dictionaries

Translations of “time and a half”

Word of the Day

limber up

to do gentle exercises to stretch the muscles in order to prepare the body for more active physical exercise

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More