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drive time

noun

Simple Definition of drive time

  • : the time when people are driving to or from work and are listening to the radio in their cars

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of drive time

  1. :  a time during rush hour when radio audiences are swelled by commuters listening to car radios

Examples of drive time in a sentence

  1. Her show airs during the morning drive time.



1966

First Known Use of drive time

1966


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