Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The latest possible time: turned in the report at the eleventh hour.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A point in time which is nearly too late; the last minute.
  • n. Used attributively.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the latest possible moment

Etymologies

From a story in the Bible of workmen hired at the eleventh hour (that is, late in the day): (Wiktionary)

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