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Definition of second shift

second shift

  • the "shift" of work handled by women at home, consisting of housework. (The "first shift" being their job.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                              

    Citation from "Female Depression: Why Women Are Unhappier Than They've Been in Years", Elle, Rachael Combe, November 18 2009 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 15 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'second':

Definitions include: to be in a supporting role, not a leading one.
Definitions include: a brief period of time more than a second.
Definitions include: see get to 2nd base.
Definitions include: in general, having to go second.

Other terms relating to 'shift':

Definitions include: the work shift at night, usually around midnight to eight in the morning.
Definitions include: to kiss a person with tongue-on-tongue contact; "French kiss"; "snog"; "make out".
Definitions include: a work shift that takes place in the evening, usually from 4pm-midnight

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