hourlong hourlong  /ˈaʊr ˌlɔŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) lasting for an hour

Usage(s):

  • Obama spun his magic in an hourlong speech that was lacking the wonkish details about nuclear proliferation and educational testing offered by Bill Clinton.

News

  1. $38 million for women’s prison appears secure

    Fri, 14 Jun 2013 04:03:01 GMT By BEN LEUBSDORF Monitor staff House and Senate negotiators didn’t come to a final agreement yesterday on the state’s next capital budget, but they also seem to have few major disagreements on the plan. Notably, no one suggested during yesterday’s hourlong meeting that the $38 million ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Concord Monitor

  2. Lauren Graham writing a TV show for Ellen DeGeneres' company

    Lauren Graham and Ellen DeGeneres are teaming up for a TV series based on Graham's debut novel, "Someday, Someday, Maybe."Deadline reports Graham is writing the pilot script and DeGeneres will executive produce through her A Very Good Production company at Warner Bros. TV.The series is conceived as a hourlong drama with a witty tone that follows a young woman trying to make it as an actress in ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Zap2It

  3. Black Mormon panelists: LDS Church must face its racial history

    Black Mormon panelists: LDS Church must face its racial history by Peggy Fletcher Stack The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 13, 2013 06:32AM MDT Thirty-five years after the LDS Church lifted its ban on blacks being ordained to its all-male priesthood, African-American Mormons still experience subtle discrimination, exclusion and self-doubt, said three panelists on Tuesday’s hourlong Trib Talk ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

Quotes

  1. "It made sense," Grossman told the Sun-Times. "All four of them were easy enough for me to get a B without much work. I remember taking a class on stress and anxiety management, and for one period - an hourlong class - you had to bring a...
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: Rex Grossman Source: Gainesville Sun

  2. "There's not a lot of space right now," Louis-Dreyfus says. "The hourlong show right now seems to be at a pinnacle. It's tough (for sitcoms) to stay on the air and find a time slot. Comedy, in particular, needs time to settle in and find its...
    on Apr 4, 2007 By: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Source: The Salinas Californian

  3. "I've never said this publicly before, but I approached Oprah Winfrey about her doing a daily hourlong show in prime time," Zucker said. "She turned me down, but I rekindled the idea with Jay."
    on May 21, 2009 By: Jeff Zucker Source: Parade Magazine

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