stupid o'clock

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stupid o'clock (uncountable)

  1. (informal, humorous) A time of day, usually during the night or early in the morning, considered unreasonable or when one is prone to poor judgment.
    • 2013, Pippa Wright, The Foster Husband, Pan Books (2013), →ISBN, page 47:
      [] Is there an actual reason you've rung me at stupid o'clock, or did you just want to make me feel even worse about everything than I already do?'
    • 2014, Slam Daniels, The Bin Diaries: India, AuthorHouse (2014), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
      FUCKING DOGS!!!!! That's both nights now. Waking me up at stupid o'clock in the morning with that stupid noise that comes out of their stupid mouths and making my stupid heart pump right through my chest!
    • 2015, James Goss, Haterz, Solaris (2015), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
      The thing is, we've all posted things online at stupid o'clock. That's why they call it stupid o'clock.

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