- The definition of part time is something 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 definition by Webster's New World
as a part-time employee, student, etc.: to work part time
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designating, of, or engaged in work, study, etc. for specified periods regarded as taking less time than a regular or full schedule
part time definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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For or during less than the customary or standard time: a part-time job.
- partˈ-timeˈ adverb
- partˈ-timˈer noun
part time - Business Definition
Of or referring to an employee who works less than the standard number of hours per week. Part-time employees typically do not qualify for insurance or retirement benefits.