happy hour


happy hour

noun

: a time at a bar when drinks are sold at a lower price than usual

Full Definition of HAPPY HOUR

:  a period of time during which the price of drinks (as at a bar) is reduced or hors d'oeuvres are served free

Examples of HAPPY HOUR

  1. Happy hour runs from 5:00 to 7:00.

First Known Use of HAPPY HOUR

1959

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