ersatz_read (ersatz_read) wrote in 1word1day,

Monday word: parergon

parergon  (pəˈrɛəɡɒn), noun

1. Work undertaken in addition to one's main employment.
2. Something subordinate or accessory; an embellishment to a main subject.

Etymology: Greek para- (near, alongside) + ergon, work

Sounds a little classier than "side gig".

Tags: greek, noun, p, wordsmith: ersatz_read

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