moonlight moon‧light [ˈmuːnlaɪt] verb [intransitive]
if you moonlight, you have a second job in addition to your main job, without the knowledge of your main employer or the tax authorities:

• She's been moonlighting as a waitress in the evenings.

— moonlighter noun [countable] :

• If you hire a moonlighter, you're taking a chance.

— moonlighting noun [uncountable] :

• He's been doing some moonlighting for another company.

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moonlighting UK US /ˈmuːnlaɪtɪŋ/ noun [U] WORKPLACE
paid work that you do in addition to your normal job, especially without telling your employer: »

With average wages a miserable $38 a month, people are heavily dependent on moonlighting.


moonlighting pay/jobs/work

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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