What does swing shift mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. evening shift, swing shift(noun)

    the work shift during the evening (as 4 p.m. to midnight)


  1. swing shift(Noun)

    A work shift between a day shift and a night shift, such as from 4PM to midnight, and the group of workers scheduled to work such a shift at a facility.


  1. Swing Shift

    Swing Shift is a 1984 feature film directed by Jonathan Demme and produced by and starring Goldie Hawn with Kurt Russell. It also starred Christine Lahti, Fred Ward and Ed Harris. Lahti earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her tragic portrayal of heart-broken ex-singer and Hawn's character's close friend Hazel, losing to Peggy Ashcroft for A Passage to India. Singer Belinda Carlisle made a foray into the film, and Holly Hunter can be seen in one of her first movie roles.

Editors Contribution

  1. swing shift

    A type of shift time within a shift pattern for an employee that starts work at a specific time in the morning or afternoon and continues until a time in the evening to support both an employee who is working an open shift and an employee who is working a close shift.

    Some businesses have a swing shift to support the employees and management who work on open shift and the same person supports those who are working a close shift.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swing shift in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swing shift in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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