rush hour

rush hour

  1. (idiomatic) The times of the day when traffic jams are commonplace, due mainly to people commuting to or from work.
    It takes 30 minutes to drive there, but maybe 2 hours during the rush hour.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: heure de pointe
  • German: Stoßzeit, Hauptverkehrszeit, Rushhour
  • Italian: ora di punta
  • Portuguese: hora do rush, horário de pico
  • Russian: час пи́к
  • Spanish: hora del taco (Chile), hora "peak" (Chile), hora pico (Latin America), hora punta (Spain), hora de apuros, hora pendularista

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