Definition of Happy hour

1. Noun. The time of day when a bar sells alcoholic drinks at a reduced price.

Generic synonyms: Hour, Time Of Day

Definition of Happy hour

1. Noun. A time of day, usually in the afternoon or early evening, when a bar or pub offers its drinks at a discounted price. ¹

2. Noun. Any small gathering, usually in the afternoon or early evening, set aside to relax and have a drink. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Happy Hour

happy birthday
happy birthdayed
happy birthdaying
happy birthdays
happy bunny
happy camper
happy campers
happy chance
happy dance
happy ending
happy endings
happy event
happy families
happy hardcore
happy hour (current term)
happy hours
happy little vegemite
happy little vegemites
happy medium
happy mediums
happy pill
happy pills
happy puppet syndrome
happy slap
happy slapper
happy slappers
happy slapping
happy slappings
happy snap

Literary usage of Happy hour

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mother's Day: Its History, Origin, Celebration, Spirit, and Significance as by Susan Tracy Rice, Robert Haven Schauffler (1915)
"THE happy hour BY MARY FRANCES BUTTS The busy day is over, The household work is done; The cares that fret the morning Have faded with the sun; ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"Once, once have hapt, in which these kagie frames With death by fall might have oppressed me. Could not that happy hour ferret and fomi, 0. PL, i, IS». ..."

3. The Scottish Songs by Robert Chambers (1829)
"For nini h o' bonnie bairns had she; Mair strappin lads ye wadna see; And her braw lasses bore the gree Frae a' the rest o' Gowrie. AE happy hour. LAING. ..."

4. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"... sons, In happy hour! With theirs, sounds loud commingled, people's voice ; In great mead-hall of royal ..."

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