Definition of High time

1. Noun. The latest possible moment. "It is high time you went to work"

Generic synonyms: Time

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Lexicographical Neighbors of High Time

high streets
high style
high table
high tackle
high tackles
high tea
high teas
high tech
high technologies
high technology
high temperature
high tension
high tide
high tide line
high tides
high time (current term)
high touch
high touches
high treason
high up
high vacuum
high voltage sign
high voltage signs
high water
high waters
high wind
high wine
high wire
high yaller
high yellow

Literary usage of High time

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

1. Sermons on Important Subjects by Samuel Davies, Thomas Gibbons, Samuel Finley (1802)
"And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of ... that it is now high time, or the proper hour, f to awake out of fleep. ..."

2. Sermons by Samuel Davies, Samuel Finley, William Buell Sprague (1864)
"And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep ; for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"At the most perfect state ; in the meridian : as, by the sun it is high noon : whence probably the foregoing expression, high time. lift to the north, ..."

4. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"... seems to have existed between him and tho Confederate authorities, to be found with no other State, and it is high time it had been brought to a close. ..."

5. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"The people begin to see the baseness and villany of their leaders, and think it high time to take care of themselves. Some of the New England and other ..."

6. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1906)
""We're out for a high time," the kitty-cats said; And they danced a few quicksteps; turned heels overhead. ..."

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