bankers' hours

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the traditional opening hours of banks in the 1800s, and in some parts of the United States, maintained until the 1960's.

Noun[edit]

bankers' hours (uncountable)

  1. Time period between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. of a day.
  2. (figuratively) Any easy job, especially one with a short working day.