Definition of side job in English:

side job


  • A job undertaken in addition to one's main occupation, as a supplementary source of income.

    ‘he now has a side job selling newspapers’
    • ‘One of Ben's many side jobs was working on a building site in the West End, doing demolition.’
    • ‘I love writing, but I wanted it as a side job.’
    • ‘They have to get side jobs to pay for their training.’
    • ‘Students often commute three or more hours each day and spend more time at side jobs than studying.’
    • ‘Being an instructor is only a side job for her.’
    secondary occupation, second job, subsidiary
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