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off-hour

[n. awf-ouuh r, -ou-er, -ouuh r, -ou-er, of-; adj. awf-ouuh r, -ou-er, of-] /n. ˈɔfˈaʊər, -ˈaʊ ər, -ˌaʊər, -ˌaʊ ər, ˈɒf-; adj. ˈɔfˈaʊər, -ˈaʊ ər, ˈɒf-/
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, relating to, or during an off-hour:
The off-hour traffic will be lighter.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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