Meaning of “day job” in the English Dictionary


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day jobnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdeɪ ˌdʒɒb/ us /ˈdeɪ ˌdʒɑːb/

a job that you do to earn money so that you can do something else that you prefer but that does not pay you much money:

Many actors have day jobs too.

(Definition of “day job” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)