Definition of time bill in US English:

time bill


  • 1A timetable for a railway or other means of transport, posted as a bill for public view. Compare "timetable". Now historical.

  • 2British. A record of the precise time a mail delivery reaches particular points on its journey, used by the Post Office to monitor punctuality. Now historical.

  • 3US Finance. A bill payable at a specified future date or a certain length of time after presentation or sight.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Statutes United Kingdom. From time + bill.


time bill

/ˈtʌɪm bɪl/