Definition of rush hour in English:

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rush hour

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noun

A time during each day when traffic is at its heaviest: try to avoid travelling in the rush hour [as modifier]: rush hour traffic
More example sentences
  • Morning rush hour traffic was murderous at the best of times, and with something like this going on it was not moving at all.
  • The weather was clear and the morning rush hour traffic had already built up and was inching along.
  • Anyone who has driven through the rush hour traffic on the back of Bangkok motorbike taxi will know what I mean.

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