Try Our Apps


What does the eggplant emoji really mean?

post time

noun, Horse Racing.
the time at which the entries in a race are required to be at the starting post.
Origin of post time
First recorded in 1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for post time
Historical Examples
  • His sister observed that she believed it was past post time for this half-week.

    Deerbrook Harriet Martineau
  • My watch tells me that I cannot hope to finish this letter by post time.

    The Black Robe Wilkie Collins
  • I write this before going to bed, that I may be sure of not being taken by any engagement off the post time to-morrow.

  • She came to this conclusion with a sigh, and then, hearing the stable clock strike five, remembered that it was post time.

    A Pair of Clogs Amy Walton
  • At the approach of post time, I am nearly ill with anticipation, and afterwards fall headlong into deepest melancholy.

    The Wings of Icarus Laurence Alma Tadema
  • First of all, he made excuse on excuse for having disturbed the bankers at their post time.

    Messengers of Evil Pierre Souvestre
  • This should have gone to you yesterday, but we had visitors who talked past post time.

  • Looks like a false price on the Ghost, and I know that Parker is going to set in a chunk on him at post time.

    Old Man Curry

    Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan

Word of the Day

Nearby words for post time

Word Value for post

Scrabble Words With Friends