Share this entry

Share this page

zero hour

Synonyms of zero hour in English:

noun

  • as zero hour approached, thirty ships swung into position
    the appointed time, the appointed hour, the crucial moment, the vital moment, the critical moment, the moment of truth, the point/moment of decision, the Rubicon, the critical point, the crux
    informal the crunch
  • Definition of zero hour in:

    Share this entry

    Share this page

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day peart
    Pronunciation: pɪət
    adjective
    lively; cheerful