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small hours

noun as in earliest hours of day

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Example Sentences

Although we arrived hours late, she was gracious enough to do the interview in the small hours of the morning.

Just this sudden waking in the small hours, these words given as though in revelation.

Hester—small, animated, highly rouged—opened the ball, and danced until the small hours “with astonishing elasticity.”

I fancy it was pretty well turned, and that made the wrench during the small hours the more severe.

The night had been very dark, and in the small hours the Dutch had left in silence, and were now marching away from Brussels.

But the Officer of the Watch said that the small hours passed quietly; no firing ashore during the hours of darkness.

In the small hours of Sunday morning, when the camp was astir in the darkness, a rifle-shot rang out quite close to me.

Time passed, the small hours struck, and still the stranger made no sign of going.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to small hours, such as: midnight hours, wee hours, and wee small hours.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.