happy hour


happy hour
 After-work promotional specials at a bar or restaurant.
 In the United States, happy hour is usually from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.
 ► “The group was about to adjourn for happy hour, and ‘we told them they were going to have to earn those drinks,’ says Kim Chairez, the division’s escrow coordinator.” (Wall Street Journal, Nov. 11, 1995, p. B1)

American business jargon. 2014.

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