time of day

1. a definite time as shown by a timepiece; the hour: Can you tell me the time of day?
2. Informal. a minimum of attention: He wouldn't even give her the time of day.
3. the current time; the present: The younger generation in this time of day encounters problems quite different from those of past generations.
[1590-1600]

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Universalium. 2010.

Synonyms:
(as Good-morning or Good-evening)


Look at other dictionaries:

  • Time of day — Time Time, n.; pl. {Times}. [OE. time, AS. t[=i]ma, akin to t[=i]d time, and to Icel. t[=i]mi, Dan. time an hour, Sw. timme. [root]58. See {Tide}, n.] 1. Duration, considered independently of any system of measurement or any employment of terms… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • time of day — See: NOT TO GIVE ONE THE TIME OF DAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • time of day — See: NOT TO GIVE ONE THE TIME OF DAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • time\ of\ day — See: not to give one the time of day …   Словарь американских идиом

  • time of day — (Slang) pay attention to (e.g. I won t give her the time of day ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • time of day — noun clock time the hour is getting late • Syn: ↑hour • Derivationally related forms: ↑horary (for: ↑hour) • Hypernyms: ↑clock time, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • time of day — noun the time according to the clock Syn: hour …   Wiktionary

  • time of day — Customary salutation (as Good morning or Good evening) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Time-Of-Day Order — An order to buy or sell an asset that is placed at a specific time period during a trading session. A time of day order enters the market at a predetermined minute and remains good until canceled, unless otherwise specified. Time of day orders… …   Investment dictionary

  • Time-of-day pricing —   A special electric rate feature under which the price per kilowatthour depends on the time of day.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

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