pay cheque for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD
Word forms: pay cheques
regional note: in AM, use paycheck
countable noun [oft poss N]
Your pay cheque is a piece of paper that your employer gives you as your wages or salary, and which you can then cash at a bank. You can also use pay cheque as a way of referring to your wages or salary. ⇒ They've worked for about two weeks without a paycheck.
Gerry had pushed her to be brave; he had encouraged her to want a job that meant more to her in life than just a pay cheque.Cecelia Ahern 2004 PS, I LOVE YOU`You want to tryliving on a cop's pay cheque , it's up to you,' Krasic said, not bothering to hide his contempt.Val McDermid THE LAST TEMPTATION