- 1Used to specify the hour when telling the time: the gates will open at eight o’clockMore example sentences
- Guards came on at ten o'clock and had eight hours to kill when nothing was happening.
- We sat drinking our Mojitos in a new bar in Soho, which had appealed to us thanks to its promise of a two-for-one happy hour until ten o'clock.
- It's now five o'clock, only an hour to go before his book launch.
- 1.1Used following a numeral to indicate direction or bearing with reference to an imaginary clock face, 12 o’clock being thought of as directly in front or overhead: “I think we’ve got some action at 11 o’clock,” he said, gesturing toward the eastern plainsMore example sentences
- The shot is there, but it has to hit his front rock at 11 o'clock, exactly, to hit this back rock.
- Next, the tip of your right shoe should finish on the floor at eight o'clock.
- The little gun proved pretty well regulated, shooting just to the left of my six o'clock hold.
More definitions of o'clockDefinition of o'clock in:
- The US English dictionary