[ noun awf-ouuhr, -ou-er, -ouuhr, -ou-er, of-; adjective awf-ouuhr, -ou-er, of- ]

  1. an hour or other period when a person is not at a job: I spend my off-hours reading.

  2. a period outside of rush hours or greatest activity: I travel by subway during the off-hours.

  1. of, relating to, or during an off-hour: The off-hour traffic will be lighter.

Origin of off-hour

First recorded in 1930–35

Words Nearby off-hour Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023