Definition of High time
1. Noun. The latest possible moment. "It is high time you went to work"
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Literary usage of High time
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1. Sermons on Important Subjects by Samuel Davies, Thomas Gibbons, Samuel Finley (1802)
"And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of ... that it is now high time, or the proper hour, f to awake out of fleep. ..."
2. Sermons by Samuel Davies, Samuel Finley, William Buell Sprague (1864)
"And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep ; for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. ..."
3. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"At the most perfect state ; in the meridian : as, by the sun it is high noon : whence probably the foregoing expression, high time. lift to the north, ..."
4. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"... seems to have existed between him and tho Confederate authorities, to be found with no other State, and it is high time it had been brought to a close. ..."
5. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"The people begin to see the baseness and villany of their leaders, and think it high time to take care of themselves. Some of the New England and other ..."
6. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1906)
""We're out for a high time," the kitty-cats said; And they danced a few quicksteps; turned heels overhead. ..."