all hours

plural noun

Definition of all hours

: a very late time stayed up until all hours

Examples of all hours in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But officers say the $14 stipends are not being added to their base pay for the purposes of calculating overtime, which is one and a half 1½ times their rate of pay for all hours in excess of 171 hours in a 28-day work period. Washington Post, "More than 1,000 D.C. police officers claim they have been shorted on overtime payments during pandemic," 7 Oct. 2020 The work has been happening all hours of the day and night. Linda Gandee, cleveland, "North Ridgeville roads update; trick-or-treating tips for kids and parents," 5 Oct. 2020 This also includes our continuing investigation into unsafe conditions for health care nurses and doctors, who work all hours of the day and night and often have to park in dark, unguarded ramps. George Stanley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "We aim, as always, to offer trustworthy information that answers our readers' questions," 5 Oct. 2020 The guilt of not working is enough to keep you awake all hours of the night. NBC News, "Shanel Fields is proving that now can actually be a good time to start a business," 28 Aug. 2020 With that in mind, Target Field was turned into a veritable walk-in clinic, the Twins popping up all hours of the day to get tested, some of them still awaiting the point-of-care nasal swab less than three hours before first pitch. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, "Opinion: As MLB tiptoes around coronavirus, walls are closing in on 'mess' of a season," 1 Aug. 2020 And because the free tickets were for all hours of the night, the crowd was also unusually young, reports Farah Nayeri for the New York Times. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, "More Than One Million People Saw the Louvre’s Blockbuster Leonardo da Vinci Exhibition," 27 Feb. 2020 The Portland Bureau of Transportation will have the road closed all hours and days through Friday, June 19. oregonlive, "Portland metro Monday traffic: North Greeley closes for paving," 15 June 2020 This week Multnomah County crews will close the intersection all hours Tuesday-Thursday, May 26-28. oregonlive, "Portland Tuesday traffic: Night pavement striping closes lanes of I-5 between Salem, Woodburn," 26 May 2020

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First Known Use of all hours

1668, in the meaning defined above

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13 Oct 2020

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“All hours.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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