rush hour Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “rush hour” - English Dictionary

"rush hour" in American English

See all translations

rush hournoun [C]

us   /ˈrʌʃ ˌoʊr/
one of the busy parts of the day, either when people are traveling to work in the morning or when they are traveling home from work in the evening: Take alternate routes during the morning rush hour.
(Definition of rush hour from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"rush hour" in British English

See all translations
(Definition of rush hour from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rush hour" in Business English

See all translations

rush hournoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us  
one of the very busy times of the day on roads, trains, etc., in the morning when people are travelling to work and in the evening when people are going home: in the/during rush hour It takes twice as long to drive to work during rush hour. The rush hour traffic was slow.
(Definition of rush hour from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of rush hour?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

environment

the air, water, and land in or on which people, animals, and plants live

Word of the Day

decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

Read More