from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One's primary job, usually at daytime and enabling one to pursue a secondary activity from which one would eventually like to draw an income: "She took a day job as a bank teller in Lubbock; nights, she played in pickup games, but she didn't have a trainer, a coach, or a team” ( Elizabeth Royte).
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- n. One's main mean of income, during the daytime.
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Kellie Cooper, who plays Ginger, has a day job as a technician at an animal hospital and has studied to be a forensic pathologist.