Definition of sinecure noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsɪnɪkjʊə(r)//
, BrE//ˈsaɪnɪkjʊər//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪnɪkjʊr//
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a job that you are paid for even though it involves little or no work Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Latin sine cura ‘without care’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sinecure