What does HR mean?


When you see ‘HR’, it’s a short way of referring to an amount of time that equals 60 minutes. It’s a quick and easy way of talking about time, particularly when discussing when something is going to start or when you’re likely to reach a certain place.

You might also see it written as ‘hrs’ when there’s more than one hour involved. This is simply the plural form of ‘HR’.

Example for using ‘HR’ in a conversation

Hey, are you free to hang out later?

Sure, what time are you thinking?

Let’s meet at the café in 2 HRs.

Sounds good, see you then!