"outside job" meaning in English

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Noun

Audio: LL-Q1860_(eng)-Flame,_not_lame-outside_job.wav Forms: outside jobs [plural]
Etymology: outside + job, by analogy with inside job. Etymology templates: {{com|en|outside|job}} outside + job Head templates: {{en-noun}} outside job (plural outside jobs)
  1. (idiomatic, criminology, humorous, sarcastic) A crime or other illicit action committed by an individual not connected or associated with the premises or organization in which it took place. Tags: humorous, idiomatic, sarcastic Categories (topical): Criminology
    Sense id: en-outside_job-en-noun-hFwzX7pz Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header Topics: criminology, human-sciences, law, sciences

Inflected forms

Download JSONL data for outside job meaning in English (2.3kB)

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