- A term applied to the number of hours worked in excess of the normal contract for one day or one week.
- A term applied to the payment for this time, frequently 1-1/2 or double the normal rate of pay.
- noun hours worked more than the normal working time. Such work is normally paid at a higher rate.
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- noun time that somebody works in addition to contracted hours and for which they are usually paid extra
- adjective working more than the usual working day