happy hour

noun
|Updated on: 15 Aug 2018

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 in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of happy hour

1959

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


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