at an unearthly hour


at an unearthly hour
nepiemērotā laikā

English-Latvian dictionary. 2013.

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  • unearthly hour — phrase a time of day, especially very early, that is not a reasonable time to speak to or see someone What are you doing here at this unearthly hour? Thesaurus: times in the evening or nighthyponym times in the morning or daytimehyponym happening …   Useful english dictionary

  • unearthly hour — absurdly early or inconvenient We got up at an unearthly hour this morning so we could get ready to go camping …   Idioms and examples

  • unearthly hour — a time of day, especially very early, that is not a reasonable time to speak to or see someone What are you doing here at this unearthly hour? …   English dictionary

  • unearthly hour — very early hour, very early time of the morning …   English contemporary dictionary

  • at an unearthly hour — at an unearthly ˈhour idiom (informal) very early, especially when this is annoying • The job involved getting up at some unearthly hour to catch the first train. Main entry: ↑unearthlyidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • unearthly — ► ADJECTIVE 1) unnatural or mysterious. 2) informal unreasonably early or inconvenient: an unearthly hour …   English terms dictionary

  • unearthly — [[t]ʌnɜ͟ː(r)θli[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n You use unearthly to describe something that seems very strange and unnatural. For a few seconds we watched the unearthly lights on the water... The sound was so serene that it seemed unearthly. 2) ADJ: ADJ… …   English dictionary

  • unearthly — un|earth|ly [ʌnˈə:θli US ˈə:r ] adj 1.) very strange and unnatural, and probably frightening ▪ His eyes shone with an unearthly light. 2.) unearthly hour/time etc informal very early or very late and therefore extremely inconvenient ▪ He… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unearthly — adjective 1 very strange and unnatural: I felt an unearthly presence in the room. 2 unearthly hour/time etc informal very early or very late and therefore extremely inconvenient: We had to set off at some unearthly hour of the morning.… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unearthly — adjective Date: 1611 not earthly: as a. not mundane ; ideal < unearthly love > b. not terrestrial < unearthly radio sources > c. preternatural, supernatural < an unearthly light > d …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unearthly — unearthliness, n. /un errth lee/, adj. 1. seeming not to belong to this earth or world: unearthly beauty. 2. supernatural; ghostly; unnaturally strange; weird: an unearthly scream. 3. out of the ordinary; unreasonable or absurd: to get up at an… …   Universalium