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Definition of "rush-hour" []

  • A period at the beginning and end of the working day when large numbers of people are travelling to or from work (noun)
  • Of or pertaining to the rush hour. (adjective)

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Use "rush-hour" in a sentence
  • "A year later, suicide bombers killed 52 rush-hour commuters in London aboard three subway trains and a bus."
  • "This innovative rush-hour haven should spawn a slew of art spaces in unexpected everyday environs."
  • "He writes: Once or twice a year, I hear something on my car radio that cuts through rush-hour traffic, my mental to-do lists and everything I thought I knew about a subject so forcefully it could just knock me off the road."