quarter past (a given hour in time)

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quarter past (a given hour in time)

A quarter of an hour (15 minutes) after the named hour in time. A: "What time does the movie start?" B: "Not until a quarter past eight, so we've got plenty of time!" I thought I'd be home already, but with this traffic, it'll be quarter past before I'm back.
See also: given, hour, past, quarter
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They had the biggest Cup story for years on Saturday night - and chose to screen it at quarter past 11.
If 24 for three had sounded bad at a quarter past 11 yesterday morning, the Sri Lankans were in danger of turning pale by comparison at 14 for four.