clock-hour

[ klok-ouuh r, -ou-er ]
/ ˈklɒkˌaʊər, -ˌaʊ ər /

noun

a full 60-minute period, as of class instruction or therapeutic consultation.Compare hour(def 11).

Nearby words

  1. clock puncher,
  2. clock radio,
  3. clock up,
  4. clock watch,
  5. clock watcher,
  6. clock-radio,
  7. clock-timer,
  8. clock-watcher,
  9. clocker,
  10. clocklike

Origin of clock-hour

First recorded in 1870–75

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