happy hour

This page is about the collocation happy hour

collocation pattern: adjective + noun


a scheduled time when alcoholic drinks cost less than usual

For example

  • It's happy hour in our bar every night from five o'clock to seven o'clock.

  • If we miss happy hour, we'll have to pay full price for our drinks.

A "happy hour" may last for any length of time, not just an hour.

Quick Quiz

Which could have a happy hour?

a. a church service

b. a school dance

c. a local pub

Contributor: Matt Errey