(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
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She introduced Dinner Dance Chairperson Kristy Holt, PMCS engineer for Turner Construction Company and new member of the PWC Board of Directors as "a professional who left no stone unturned to assist PWC" and "one of Turner's best and brightest, the woman of the hour.