Definition of out of hours in English:

out of hours


  • Available or taking place during the period of the day in which business is not normally conducted.

    ‘our out of hours GP service’
    • ‘"People must ring the Out of Hours number first," she said.’
    • ‘The department provides an Out of Hours noise patrol on 4 nights of the week.’
    • ‘I rang the Out Of Hours doctor who immediately arranged an appointment for me.’
    • ‘The Out of Hours team consists of six social workers and a team manager.’
    • ‘The finder of Bella should have notified the Dog Warden Service as soon as she was found and we and the Out of Hours contractor would have arranged reunification ASAP!’