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Origin of after-hours
Words nearby after-hours
Example sentences from the Web for after-hours
The stock dropped 15 percent in after-hours trading Tuesday and the carnage continued Wednesday morning.
Only a policeman would know where the after-hours joints were open in this kind of a town.Two Chickens, an Old Guitar, and a Group of Strangers: A Life-Changing Feast in Brazil|Annabel Langbein|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Shortly after the announcement, Washington Post shares were up 4.5 percent in after-hours trading.
To-morrow the fault shall be corrected, and the swings that are made in after-hours now give fair promise of a great change.The Spirit of the Links|Henry Leach
I do not know how the dinner, or rather the after-hours of it, had lengthened.The Sleuth of St. James's Square|Melville Davisson Post
Idioms and Phrases with after-hours
After normal working hours, after closing time; also, after legal or established opening hours. For example, I haven't time while the shop is open, but I can see you after hours, or The restaurant employees sometimes stayed for a meal after hours. This term originally referred to laws governing business hours. It also gave rise to the term after-hours club, for a drinking club that remained open later than similar establishments. [Mid-1800s]