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noun
a time of day in which large numbers of people are in transit, as going to or returning from work, and that is characterized by particularly heavy traffic.
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Origin of rush hour

First recorded in 1895–1900

OTHER WORDS FROM rush hour

rush-hour, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rush hour

rush hour

noun
a period at the beginning and end of the working day when large numbers of people are travelling to or from work
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