family hour

noun Television Informal.
any broadcast period from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. when programs of general interest to the family are broadcast.
Also called family time.


Origin:
1970–75

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Main Entry:  family hour
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a time during the evening when families are together talking, working on homework, or being entertained
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