Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person’s regular job and main source of income, typically as contrasted with a more enjoyable occupation or hobby.‘he funds his films with money earned from his day job as a manager’
position of employment, position, post, situation, place, appointment, posting, placement, day jobView synonyms
- ‘Juggling his day job running the timber yard with the demands of a young family involves making sacrifices.’
- ‘When I finally stopped my day job and had the luxury of working on a scene for a week, it made all the difference.’
- ‘Gavilan's day job—though he is not very successful at it—is as a real estate broker.’
- ‘Later, as his literary aspirations stalled after the publication of a few early short stories, he acquired a day job.’
- ‘What was the last day job you worked before you could support yourself with music and art?’
- ‘Who knows, maybe Estrada could get another crack at his movie career if he loses his current day job.’
- ‘The robust and skilful footballer retired at the age of 30 and concentrated on his day job.’
- ‘He is planning to give up his day job as a call-centre worker if his bid as an independent candidate is successful.’
- ‘Things have moved on rapidly since she gave up her day job as a teacher to pursue the business.’
- ‘He sounds for all the world like every other not-very-good guitarist talking about his day job, doesn't he?’
- ‘The show's about a guy who gives up his day job to find work as a movie and TV extra.’
- ‘The holidays are finished now though and it's back to the day job for Mooro and his mates.’
- ‘I was in my early twenties, a single mother with a day job and a dream of becoming a writer.’
- ‘In his day job, he's an anaesthetist, so he is able to gauge levels of consciousness with accuracy.’
- ‘She had a day job, but devoted her off time to the large garden she was in charge of.’
- ‘I have often considered working for myself, repairing other's computers and quitting my day job.’
- ‘All very well, but I'd rather save the excitement and effort for the day job.’
- ‘This league is so simple, you can monitor it offline and without quitting your day job.’
- ‘His commitment to a day job as a pre-school teacher also limited his time on the road.’
- ‘All this cartooning would really be a lot easier to do if I didn't have this crazy day job.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.