[noun awf-ouuh r, -ou-er, -ouuh r, -ou-er, of-; adjective awf-ouuh r, -ou-er, of-]
- an hour or other period when a person is not at a job: I spend my off-hours reading.
- a period outside of rush hours or greatest activity: I travel by subway during the off-hours.
- of, relating to, or during an off-hour: The off-hour traffic will be lighter.
Origin of off-hour
First recorded in 1930–35
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