time of day

Definition of time of day

  1. 1a :  the time as indicated by the clock asked him what time of day it was b :  the present time it is unnecessary at this time of day to argue that the world is round

  2. 2a :  the state of the case :  the true situation he's been here long enough to know the time of day b :  the latest fashion has long set the time of day in … champagnes — New Yorker

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