man of the hour


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man of the hour

n. pl. men of the hour
1. A man in whose honor a gathering is held.
2. A man who is currently an object of public attention.
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SHREWSBURY 2 ROTHERHAM 1 NICKY WROE was the man of the hour with a deserved late winner for the Shrews.
Now we see once staunch Republicans and 'yes' men like Colin Powell suddenly leap over the fence to sit in the Obama Camp, stating that President-elect Obama is the man of the hour and that he should be supported.
NORTON Knights Colts continued their climb up the under-13s division with a 5-1 win over Brookvale United, four-goal Adam Collins the man of the hour in the win.
Among the many ironies of that moment was that the conservatives' man of the hour has been, at best, a dubious ally in the war on terror.
Eddie Vedder & Co raid more recent archives for songs like Around The Bend and Man Of The Hour, adding covers including Bob Dylan's Masters Of War, Johnny Cash's 25 Minutes To Go and The Ramones' I Believe In Miracles.
His girlfriend, meanwhile, was forced to defend her newfound boyfriend from the leagues of teenage girls, asses literally bursting from the tops of their dungarees, as they jockeyed for position around the man of the hour.
Yet, for some reason, Hahn's still the man of the hour among the United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, which recently endorsed his re-election bid - a year early.
We don't blame you for not talking to us for our story on the SEC this month ("The SEC's Man of the Hour," page 30).
So when her friend and former employer Everett Carson, the difficult and demanding publisher of the country's most controversial black magazine, Diaspora, is late for the National Association of Black Journalists' annual convention banquet (at which he is to receive the prestigious Journalist of the Year award), she leads another old friend and fellow journalist Paul Buffer off to find the man of the hour.
Everywhere he is thought to be what he seems: honourable, intelligent, the man of the hour.