Eleventh-hour definition

The latest possible time.

Turned in the report at the eleventh hour.

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(idiomatic) A point in time which is nearly too late; the last minute.
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(idiomatic, usually hyphenated) Used attributively.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of eleventh-hour - 11th-hour

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
eleventh-hour
Plural:
eleventh hours

Origin of eleventh-hour

  • King James Bible, Matthew 20:6:

    From Wiktionary