office hours

noun

Definition of office hours

1 :the time during the day when people work in an office
  • Our office hours are 8:30 to 4:00 Monday through Friday.
2 US :the time during the day when a teacher is available to meet with students in his or her office
  • She has office hours Monday and Wednesday mornings from 9:00 to 11:00.
3 US :a time during the day when people can see a doctor or dentist

Word by Word Definitions

office play
  1. : a special duty, charge, or position conferred by an exercise of governmental authority and for a public purpose : a position of authority to exercise a public function and to receive whatever emoluments may belong to it

  2. : a position of responsibility or some degree of executive authority

  3. : a prescribed form or service of worship

hour play hours
  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


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