off hour

off-hour

[n. awf-ouuhr, -ou-er, -ouuhr, -ou-er, of-; adj. awf-ouuhr, -ou-er, of-]
noun
1.
an hour or other period when a person is not at a job: I spend my off-hours reading.
2.
a period outside of rush hours or greatest activity: I travel by subway during the off-hours.
adjective
3.
of, pertaining to, or during an off-hour: The off-hour traffic will be lighter.

Origin:
1930–35

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