variants or less commonly hourlong
: lasting an hour
an hour-long commute
hour-long television shows

Examples of hour-long in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In March 2019, O’Brien launched Full Disclosure into the podcasting world, featuring hour-long interviews with leaders from the worlds of politics, entertainment, and news. Ryan Hogg, Fortune Europe, 6 July 2024 On Friday, Sophie’s YouTube account shared a cryptic and silent, hour-long video on YouTube, titled @MSMSMSM_FOREVER, linking to accounts with that handle on different social media sites. Tomás Mier, Rolling Stone, 24 June 2024 Elsewhere in the hour-long session, Big Lez spoke about the importance of physical health, networking across, and how her faith impacts her career journey. Demicia Inman, VIBE.com, 21 June 2024 Fox News will pre-empt its durable primetime schedule for the event, tapping Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum to co-anchor an hour-long pre-show at 8 p.m. and Sean Hannity to moderate a post-debate program at 11 p.m. Brian Steinberg, Variety, 21 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for hour-long 

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Word History

First Known Use

1803, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hour-long was in 1803

Dictionary Entries Near hour-long

Cite this Entry

“Hour-long.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hour-long. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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