hours Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun a period of time assigned for work
- they work long hours
noun an indefinite period of time
- they talked for hours
noun a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
hr; 60 minutes; hour.
- the job will take more than an hour
noun clock time
time of day; hour.
- the hour is getting late
noun a special and memorable period
- it was their finest hour
noun distance measured by the time taken to cover it
- we live an hour from the airport
- its just 10 minutes away
Hours noun plural
EtymologyA translation of L.
(Myth.) Goddess of the seasons, or of the hours of the day.
Lo! where the rosy-blosomed Hours, Fair Venus' train, appear. Gray.
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