From King Dictionary of Contemporary English part-time ˌpart-ˈtime ●●○ adjective [only before noun ] BEC someone who has a part-time job works for only part of each day or week a part-time job women wishing to return to work on a part-time basis — part-time adverb She wants to work part-time after she’s had the baby. — part-timer noun [countable ] → full-time (1 ) Examples from the Corpus part-time • Similar one-day workshops for new part-time academic staff were piloted in June. • Early in the setup of the Northwest Respirator Center he hired Dunning to work as his part-time associate director. • Of course, integrated programmes are less suitable for part-time attendees and those who want to do parts of a modular programme. • She's a part-time bartender. • Students on the part-time course will work from home, visiting Middlesbrough only for the final examination. • The willingness of part-time farmers to go on training courses demonstrates their determination to make the most of their farms. • He had taken a part-time job selling a line of cosmetics the manufacturer had labeled as all-natural products. on a part-time basis • After a period of full-time child-care, many women return to paid employment on a part-time basis. • Many are occupied by women on a part-time basis. • The packaging department and the despatch department each employ one member of staff working on a part-time basis. • Upon reaching retirement age Len found that he missed the job so much he came back on a part-time basis. • They should operate on a part-time basis and attract their own television and sponsorship. • He succeeds Larry Brook, who continues working with the Foundation on a part-time basis in conjunction with establishing his own consulting firm. • Some courses are also offered on a part-time basis over 24-36 months. • They established a bakery that eventually employed several hundred village girls on a part-time basis while they finished school. work part-time • Or that men are looking to work part-time. • The interviewers who work for market research companies are usually women who wish to work part-time. • This was most obviously the case for Angela, who was working part-time, and for Jennifer, who was self-employed. • Newman, who worked part-time as a Cheltenham school crossing guard and park ranger, has no prior record. • Part-time work Women are far more likely than men to work part-time, as table 4.2 shows. • I am working part-time, but my maternity leave begins next month. • In a major federal survey, one-third of the men and women interviewed said they would work part-time if possible. • Henry now works part-time with a firm he had formerly hired as consultants. From King Business Dictionary part-time ˌpart-ˈtime adjective JOB someone who has a part-time job only works for part of the week The forestry projects will generate part-time and seasonal employment. He provides scientific expertise on a part-time basis. → compare flexitime , full-time — part-time adverb 31% of women work part-time.