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View synonyms for prime time

prime time

noun

, Radio and Television.
  1. the hours, generally between 8 and 11 p.m., usually having the largest audience of the day.


prime time

noun

  1. the peak viewing time on television, for which advertising rates are the highest


adjective

  1. occurring during or designed for prime time

    a primetime drama

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Word History and Origins

Origin of prime time1

First recorded in 1955–60
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Example Sentences

Identify concrete asks to give you degrees of freedomNow is prime time to get over feeling bad about asking for help.

With oil prices low, some argue that this is a prime time to buy out the fossil fuel industry entirely.

Not only are these Google-led methods not ready for prime time, this is just one of many approaches for replacing third-party cookies.

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Spring is prime time for wildflowers, and this is the month to spot expanses of poppies and lupines.

It wasn’t ready for prime time in terms of cost or quality, but in the years since, investment and interest have grown and costs declined.

It was scheduled for a nation-wide half hour run in prime time on Oct. 27th, 1964.

Fox News had its lowest ratings in prime time in the key 25- to 54-year-old demographic in 12 years.

Wayne Brady tried in prime time in 2001, but the series was quickly relegated to daytime and then canceled after one season.

What does it feel like to lose a million dollars, a free car, and your dignity, all in 30 minutes of prime-time television?

That argument is unlikely to satisfy critics of the former CNN prime-time star.

Striptease has moved from the back alleys of bigoted enjoyment into movie theaters, museums, prime time television, the Internet.

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