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temp

 (tĕmp) Informal
n.
A temporary worker, as in an office.
intr.v. temped, temp·ing, temps
To work as a temporary worker: was temping during the summer months.

[Short for temporary worker.]

temp

(tɛmp)
n
a person, esp a typist or other office worker, employed on a temporary basis
vb
(intr) to work as a temp

temp

(tɛmp)

n. Informal.
1. a temporary.
v.i.
2. to work as a temporary.
[1930–35; by shortening]

temp.

1. temperature.
2. temporary.
3. in the time of.
[< Latin tempore]

temp


Past participle: temped
Gerund: temping

Imperative
temp
temp
Present
I temp
you temp
he/she/it temps
we temp
you temp
they temp
Preterite
I temped
you temped
he/she/it temped
we temped
you temped
they temped
Present Continuous
I am temping
you are temping
he/she/it is temping
we are temping
you are temping
they are temping
Present Perfect
I have temped
you have temped
he/she/it has temped
we have temped
you have temped
they have temped
Past Continuous
I was temping
you were temping
he/she/it was temping
we were temping
you were temping
they were temping
Past Perfect
I had temped
you had temped
he/she/it had temped
we had temped
you had temped
they had temped
Future
I will temp
you will temp
he/she/it will temp
we will temp
you will temp
they will temp
Future Perfect
I will have temped
you will have temped
he/she/it will have temped
we will have temped
you will have temped
they will have temped
Future Continuous
I will be temping
you will be temping
he/she/it will be temping
we will be temping
you will be temping
they will be temping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been temping
you have been temping
he/she/it has been temping
we have been temping
you have been temping
they have been temping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been temping
you will have been temping
he/she/it will have been temping
we will have been temping
you will have been temping
they will have been temping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been temping
you had been temping
he/she/it had been temping
we had been temping
you had been temping
they had been temping
Conditional
I would temp
you would temp
he/she/it would temp
we would temp
you would temp
they would temp
Past Conditional
I would have temped
you would have temped
he/she/it would have temped
we would have temped
you would have temped
they would have temped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.temp - a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basistemp - a worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
Translations
záskok
vikar
tilapäistyöntekijä
honorarni radnik
臨時職員
임시 고용
vikarie
พนักงานชั่วคราว
nhân viên tạm thời

temp

[temp]
A. N ABBR =temporaryempleado/a m/f eventual, temporero/a m/f

temp

[ˈtɛmp]
nintérimaire mf
vitravailler comme intérimaire

temp

1
abbr of temporary
abbr of temperatureTemp

temp

2

temp

[tɛmp] (Brit) (fam)
1. n abbr =temporaryimpiegato/a temporaneo/a or straordinario/a
2. vilavorare come impiegato/a temporaneo/a or straordinario/a

temp

عَامِلٌ مُؤَقَّت záskok vikar Aushilfskraft προσωρινός υπάλληλος empleado eventual, empleado temporal tilapäistyöntekijä intérimaire honorarni radnik lavoratore interinale 臨時職員 임시 고용 uitzendkracht vikar zastępca (tymczasowy) trabalhador temporário временный работник vikarie พนักงานชั่วคราว geçici görevli nhân viên tạm thời 临时雇员
References in classic literature ?
Diodorus Siculus (temp. Augustus) is the first to mention such a body of poetry, and it is likely enough that this is, at least substantially, the one which has come down to us.
-- The following table gives the mean temperature of Tierra del Fuego, the Falkland Islands, and, for comparison, that of Dublin: -- Summer Winter Mean of Summer Latitude Temp. Temp.
The girl's fervid temp erament intensified the essentially feminine pleasure that most women feel in the passage of the comb through their hair, to a luxury of sensation which absorbed her in enjoyment, so serenely self-demonstrative, so drowsily deep that it did irresistibly suggest a pet cat's enjoyment under a caressing hand.
"Le temps," as a distinguished Frenchman has said, "est un galant homme." He fosters the spirit of concord and justice, in whose work there is as much glory to be reaped as in the deeds of arms.
While the legitimist read nothing but the Moniteur, the liberal read nothing but Le Temps, a journal then recently established, in the supposed interests of human freedom.
= this paragraph refers to controversies, before the French "July Revolution" of 1830, between rightist ("cote droit" = right side) legitimists, who read the official "Moniteur" newspaper and supported the absolutist Bourbon monarchy of King Charles X, and leftist ("cote gauche" = left side) liberals, who read "Le Temps" and argued for reform or revolution; "nothing good could come of Nazareth" = from the Bible, John, I, 46: "Can any good thing come out of Nazareth"}
Il fait a present la pluie et le beau temps."* He's too proud for anything.
I suppose it is that when we are happy the mind reverts instinctively to those with whom formerly we shared our exaltations and depressions, and je t'eu ai trop dit, dans le bon temps, mon gros Prosper, and you always listened to me too imperturbably, with your pipe in your mouth, your waistcoat unbuttoned, for me not to feel that I can count upon your sympathy to-day.
On the 25th of October, 1892, the following note appeared in the latest edition of the "Temps":
A TVC said bitterly that wearing the red badge augments the shame of being a temp worker and a second class worker.
Gill says that in those early days it was apparently mostly ladies who temped, probably because most temp jobs were office based.
Several temps interviewed for this story use the same word to describe NPR's temp system: "Exploitative."