Definition of Self-employed:

  1. Sole-proprietor or partner in a partnership to whom the legal requirements under a contract of employment do not apply. He or she, however, may employ others under such contract. Self-employed individuals obtain their own work or sales and pay their own expenses.

  2. Working for oneself as a freelancer or the owner of a business rather than for an employer.

Synonyms of Self-employed

Freelance, Independent, Ones own boss, Working for oneself, Casual

How to use Self-employed in a sentence?

  1. A self-employed builder.
  2. The individual identified as self-employed prior to joining our firm which we believed to be source of his organizational skills.
  3. If you are self-employed you will have all the freedom to set your own time and hours and work when you please.
  4. I did not have to worry about being bossed around, or fired because I was self-employed and could do what I want.

Meaning of Self-employed & Self-employed Definition