from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A check issued to an employee in payment of salary or wages.
  • n. Salary or wages: The new appropriations bill could mean a larger paycheck for state employees.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Money received on payday as payment for work performed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a check issued in payment of wages or salary


From pay ("wages or salary") + check ("means of payment") (Wiktionary)



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