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beer o'clock

[ beeruh-klok ]
/ ˈbɪər əˈklɒk /
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noun Slang.
time to have a beer; an appropriate or acceptable time of day to start drinking beer: The minute our shift is over, it’s beer o’clock.
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Origin of beer o'clock

First recorded in 1980-85
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beer o’clock

noun
facetious the time of day when it is acceptable or customary to start drinking alcohol
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