Definition of off-hours in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈôfˌou(ə)rz/

plural noun

North American
The time when one is not at work; one’s leisure time.
Example sentences
  • When kindergartners began going to the toilet the first thing in the morning to inspect the work she had done during her off-hours, she realized how much joy her murals could give others.
  • Photos and documents show the assistant city attorney was followed by police officers in her off-hours.
  • The idea of voluntarily signing up for a class that necessitates me spending even more time at the hospital during my off-hours is not enticing, to say the least.

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Syllabification: off-hours

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