Etymology
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part-time (adj.)

also parttime, "employed, occurring, or lasting for less than the usual time," 1891, from part (n.) + time (n.). Related: Part-timer.

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Definitions of part-time
1
part-time (adv.)
for less than the standard number of hours;
he works part-time
Synonyms: half-time / parttime
2
PART-TIME (adj.)
involving less than the standard or customary time for an activity;
part-time employees
a part-time job
Synonyms: part-time^part time
From wordnet.princeton.edu