Marked by full consciousness, awareness, and alertness: worked every moment of my waking hours.
(comparative more waking, superlative most waking)
- Occurring during wakefulness.
- This adjective most often occurs in phrases such as “every waking moment", “every waking hour", “every waking breath", and so on, the sense being roughly “at all times". Such phrases are often used together with possessives, such as in “her every waking moment" or “my every waking thought".
- Present participle of wake.