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after hours

Definition of after hours

  1. :  after the regular hours of work or operation <The professor gave out his phone number so students could reach him after hours.>



Word by Word Definitions

afterplay
  1. :  following in time or place :  afterward, behind, later

  1. :  behind in place

    :  subsequent to in time or order

    :  subsequent to and in view of

  1. :  subsequently to the time when

  1. :  later in time

    :  located toward the rear and especially toward the stern of a ship or tail of an aircraft

  1. : used with a present participle to indicate action completed and especially just completed

  1. :  afternoon

hourplay hours
  1. :  a time or office for daily liturgical devotion

    :  canonical hour

    :  the 24th part of a day :  60 minutes


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