drive time

noun
Updated on: 20 May 2018

Definition of drive time

: 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.

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First Known Use of drive time

1965

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Definition of drive time for English Language Learners

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


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