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off-hour

off-hour
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [awf, of ouuh r, ou-er]
    • /ɔf, ɒf aʊər, ˈaʊ ər/
    • /ɒf ˈaʊə(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awf, of ouuh r, ou-er]
    • /ɔf, ɒf aʊər, ˈaʊ ər/

Definitions of off-hour word

  • noun off-hour an hour or other period when a person is not at a job: I spend my off-hours reading. 1
  • noun off-hour a period outside of rush hours or greatest activity: I travel by subway during the off-hours. 1
  • adjective off-hour of, relating to, or during an off-hour: The off-hour traffic will be lighter. 1
  • adjective off-hour not occurring during or pertaining to rush hour, regular business hours, or other busy periods of time 0

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Origin of off-hour

First appearance:

before 1930
One of the 10% newest English words
First recorded in 1930-35

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Parts of speech for Off-hour

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

off-hour popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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