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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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.