with each passing hour

idiom

Definition of with each passing hour

: as each hour passed
  • She grew more nervous with each passing hour.

Word by Word Definitions

each play
  1. : being one of two or more distinct individuals having a similar relation and often constituting an aggregate

  1. : each one

  1. : to or for each : apiece

passing play
  1. : the act of one that passes or causes to pass

  1. : going by or past

  2. : having a brief duration

  3. : surpassing

  1. : to a surpassing degree : exceedingly

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


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