- The definition of part time is a type of job that is done for less than the normal amount of hours invested, or for less than the full duration that it is normally done.
An example of a part-time job is a job where you work less than the customary 40 hours per week.
- Part time is defined as working a portion of a regular time period.
An example of part time is when a person works for 20 hours and not the customary 40 hours per week.
as a part-time employee, student, etc.: to work part time
designating, of, or engaged in work, study, etc. for specified periods regarded as taking less time than a regular or full schedule
For or during less than the customary or standard time: a part-time job.