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English definition of “pay cheque”

pay cheque

noun [C] UK (US paycheck)     (UK also pay packet, US also payroll check) FINANCE
HR a cheque that you are given by your employer as your pay: She hopes that when she receives her first pay cheque she will be able to repay the money she borrowed from the bank.
the amount of money that a person earns, usually each month: The borrower cannot afford $580 out of his $750 paycheck.
(Definition of pay cheque noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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