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- n. A day job, especially at a large company, emphasizing banality.
- n. The workday itself (the period of the day between 9 am and 5 pm).
- n. One who works in a job from 9 am to 5pm.
From the common western business hours of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. (Wiktionary)
The Grand Fleet’s numerical superiority over the Germans was marked: 28 to 16 in dreadnought battleships; 9 to 5 in battle cruisers, 113 to 72 in lighter craft.