eleventh hour

noun

Definition of eleventh hour

: the latest possible time before it is too late
  • still making changes at the eleventh hour

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First Known Use of eleventh hour

1821


ELEVENTH HOUR Defined for English Language Learners

eleventh hour

noun

Definition of eleventh hour for English Language Learners

  • : the latest possible time


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