Origin of moonlightingfrom the usual night hours of such jobs
Moonlighting is taking on a second job separate from your main source of income.
An example of moonlighting is working as a pizza delivery person at night when your full time job is as a secretary.
the practice of holding a second regular job in addition to one's main job
- Present participle of moonlight.
- Hence, discount designer handbags are the key to remaining stylish without moonlighting and subsisting solely on canned goods.
- "Moonlighting a bit" was how he explained it.