Definition of within the hour in English:

within the hour

phrase

  • After less than an hour.

    ‘his response came within the hour’
    • ‘Your order is processed within the hour when ordering during normal business hours.’
    • ‘If the recovery time is not spontaneous within the hour, then recovery times can vary from weeks to several months, and permanent damage may have occurred.’
    • ‘We're going to have a vote within the hour on this apparently.’
    • ‘They would have been back on the streets within the hour.’
    • ‘The prime minister will go to the White House within the hour.’