[woo m-uh n-ouuh r, -ou-er]
- a unit of measurement, especially in accountancy, based on an ideal amount of work accomplished by one woman in an hour.
Origin of woman-hour
First recorded in 1960–65
woman of the hour
- a woman honored by a group.
- a woman who is currently the most important or admired.
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