Adjective "job" definition and examples

(Job may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/dʒəʊb/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A paid position of regular employment.
  1. 'a part-time job'
  2. 'Landing a part-time job on campus as a peer counselor eased her money woes.'
  3. 'I quit my nine-to-five job and became a professional photographer.'
  4. 'Following the job losses announced last week, just over 400 workers would remain.'
  5. 'The center's database allows job seekers to sign up and manage their accounts.'
  6. 'More than 9,000 manufacturing jobs have been shed across East Lancashire in five years.'
  7. 'If that were to occur surely Pearce would be granted the manager's job on a permanent basis.'
  8. 'The abject failure to accept that fact only makes the manager's job even harder.'
  9. 'Part of the mystery comes from the fact that the job description is changing.'
  10. 'Just four weeks after her husband's office closed the £40,000-a-year job offer was suddenly withdrawn.'
  11. 'He said he wouldn't want to guide a Marine into a low-paying, dead-end job.'
A task or piece of work, especially one that is paid.
  1. 'The biggest job will be the replacement of the floors in the two change rooms.'
  2. 'I think everyone agrees that Warren has done a dismal job of being a Big Brother secret agent.'
  3. 'In other policing roles you only see bits and pieces of some jobs, you don't get to follow them all the way through to the end result.'
  4. 'Todd Whitelock also did a great job on the pieces for piano and cello that are on there.'
  5. 'We also have a wide range of tasks and jobs to do in lots of different locations and we won't be able to get everyone together.'
  6. 'A petty thief is seen pulling off a cheap scam on a shopkeeper by a major league con-artist who recruits him for a big job.'
  7. 'What jobs or tasks today, or in the past, do not require knowledge?'
  8. 'This piece does a nice job at dismantling some of the stunts and action sequences in the film.'
  9. 'He assumed that role with Atlanta, freeing Cox from the impossible task of doing both jobs.'
  10. 'Based on the TV series farm jobs, tasks, rewards, and unseen pieces from the programme were explored.'
  11. 'it's our job to find things out'
  12. 'You are older and wiser and have guided me in the teachings of my job and duties.'
  13. 'The council has a duty to do its job and provide adequate services for the community.'
  14. 'This area is in my ward and it is my job to respond to the concerns of residents and raise them with council.'
  15. 'It is our job and our duty to promote recycling and we are slowly getting there.'
  16. 'For years, it had been his responsibility; his lone job, apart from the outside world.'
  17. 'When asked what the most difficult part of his job was, Gayle took a minute to think.'
  18. 'If that's what the local conditions are like then we've got a real job on our hands.'
  19. 'But to be truthful it is very dull at the moment and it's a real job to motivate myself to study.'
  20. 'someone had done a skilful paint job'
  21. 'It is only a five minute job, but it improves the look of the grass immeasurably.'
  22. 'Other maintenance jobs which will greatly improve the look of your lawn can also be done in spring.'
  23. 'It's the most basic home improvement job, but also the one that delivers the most obvious results.'
  24. 'The church warden was able to carry out a quick repair job and the service went ahead as planned.'
  25. 'My car is booked for a Warrant of Fitness tomorrow, so let's all keep our extremities crossed that it passes with no big repair jobs.'
  26. 'Lastly, Neo didn't do a good job of providing an interesting mix of burglary tools for the jobs.'
  27. 'He kept reappearing in my life to offer me more criminal jobs for money to pay to return.'
  28. 'Caroline allowed the Guardian to tag along on one of her jobs a burglary in leafy Purley Oaks.'
  29. 'The software automatically deploys a small agent program on each computer as scheduled defrag jobs begin.'
  30. 'ThinPrint offers software to sort out print jobs in internet and mobile environments.'
  31. 'You conceivably can use work queues for jobs other than bottom-half processing, however.'
A thing of a specified kind.
  1. 'In Big Blogger's mind there is a camera though - why else would he be decked out in the old bow tie job?'

verb

Do casual or occasional work.
  1. 'For the next two years it's more important to me to do the writing than take on jobbing director work.'
  2. 'But double jobbing was not a major problem, he believed.'
  3. 'There are the jobbing comics who do the circuit of the clubs.'
  4. 'You can then find a way into becoming a jobbing director if that's what you want, but for the first couple you have to have a passion for it.'
  5. 'But I didn't want to become a jobbing biographer.'
  6. 'In 1951 he moved to Oxford and with very simple equipment set himself up as a jobbing printer - this was the start of the Fantasy Press.'
  7. 'When a jobbing actress failed to turn up, Kay's wife Susan, then a pharmacist's assistant in Boots, stepped in.'
  8. 'Before his fateful punch-up, Bardem had been an aspiring painter, part-time stripper and occasional jobbing actor.'
  9. 'Now, it strikes me that a jobbing wedding-reception caricaturist requires two major attributes in order to achieve success.'
  10. 'It has to be in language that a jobbing plumber from Paisley can understand.'
Buy and sell (stocks) as a broker-dealer, especially on a small scale.
    Cheat; betray.
    1. 'As for Carmelo, I definitely don't feel like he was jobbed.'
    2. 'She was as classy as they come in the face of misfortune, so was he when he got jobbed out of a second medal.'
    3. 'Chris Andersen was jobbed by the people scoring the dunks.'
    Turn a public office or a position of trust to private advantage.

      proper noun

      (in the Bible) a prosperous man whose patience and piety were tried by undeserved misfortunes, and who, in spite of his bitter lamentations, remained confident in the goodness and justice of God.

        More definitions

        1. a piece of work, especially a specific task done as part of the routine of one's occupation or for an agreed price: She gave him the job of mowing the lawn.

        2. a post of employment; full-time or part-time position: She was seeking a job as an editor.

        3. anything a person is expected or obliged to do; duty; responsibility: It is your job to be on time.

        4. an affair, matter, occurrence, or state of affairs: to make the best of a bad job.

        5. the material, project, assignmen

        More examples(as adjective)

        "products can be job on dates."

        "influences can be job on dates."

        "growths can be job."

        "coalitions can be job."

        "products can be job."

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        Origin

        (job)Mid 16th century (in job (sense 2 of the noun)): of unknown origin.

        Phrase

        job something out