hour of reckoning

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of hour of reckoning

: the moment of truth : the time when something would be decided
  • The hour of reckoning had come.

Word by Word Definitions

hour play
  1. : a time or office for daily liturgical devotion

  2. : the 24th part of a day : 60 minutes

  3. : the time of day reckoned in two 12-hour periods

reckoning play
  1. : the act or an instance of reckoning: such as

  2. : account, bill

  3. : computation


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