High-time



noun
1.
the appropriate time or past the appropriate time:
It’s high time he got out of bed.
adverb
1.
the latest possible time; a time that is almost too late: it’s high time you mended this shelf
noun
2.
Also called high old time. an enjoyable and exciting time
The appropriate time for something; also, past the appropriate time. For example, It’s high time we did something about Martha’s dog , or It’s high time you children were in bed . The precise meaning of this term depends on the tone of voice and/or the context. For a synonym, see about time

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