Definition of Off-the-clock
1. Adverb. Overtime without extra compensation. "She often has to work off-the-clock"
Alternative terms for "Off-the-clock"
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Literary usage of Off-the-clock
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept, Southern Pacific Company (1912)
"He took the cover off the clock. It looked splendid with its gold and gems, and the Prince was highly pleased. "But," he finally said, "where is the dog? ..."
2. The United States Post Office: Its Past Record, Present Condition, and by Daniel Calhoun Roper (1917)
"On the clock " means on duty; " off the clock," off duty. Employees subject to the eight-hour law are not permitted to perform official duties when " off ..."
3. Workshop Receipts by Ernest Spon, Charles George Warnford Lock, Robert Haldane (1889)
"Take off the clock face and hands, bore 2 holes through the side of clock- case, one above the disc and the other below, as shown ; then by means of 2 nuts ..."
4. Norfolk Archaeology, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to the Antiquities of (1855)
"The same daye at after noone, aboute fyve off the [clock], my 1. grace, as hir custome ys, sente for me to gyve myn at- ..."
5. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1840)
"would indicate two when the hammer told twelve; so the young man took off the clock head and substituting his finger for the bell, touched the spring and ..."
6. English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are Incorporated "the (1893)
"... the minute-hand on to two minutes to six ; take both hands off the clock, and when you put them on again, put them back in exactly the same position. ..."
7. Norfolk Archaeology by Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society (1855)
"The same daye at after noone, aboute fyve off the [clock], my 1. grace, as hir custome ys, sente for me to gyve myn attendance that she myght walke. ..."