(the) man/woman of the hour



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(the) man/woman of the hour

A person currently being celebrated, honored, or admired by others, especially for a recent victory, accomplishment, or other cause for celebration. Janet was woman of the hour at the office after securing the biggest customer their business had ever had. Ruth: "Hey, what's going on here?" Dave: "It's a surprise birthday party for you, Ruth! You're the woman of the hour!"
See also: hour, man, of, woman

Common Names:

NameGenderPronouncedUsage
Susannah[su:zænə]
Teodorote-o-DO-ro (Italian), te-o-DHO-ro (Spanish)Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Tichaona-Southern African, Shona
Ukaleq-Native American, Greenlandic
Prem-Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali
Irving['ə:viŋ]