What does 24/7 mean?

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

24/7 means twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. It is another way of saying "all the time."

24/7 is stated as "twenty-four seven" in verbal conversation and sometimes used for referencing continuous hours of business operation, such as a grocery store or pharmacy that is open 24/7. The term is also used for exaggerating time.


It seems like my mind is running 24/7 these days.

Related Slang


Updated June 28, 2016

24/7 definition by Slang.net

This page explains what the slang term "24/7" means. The definition, example, and related terms listed above have been written and compiled by the Slang.net team.

We are constantly updating our database with new slang terms, acronyms, and abbreviations. If you would like to suggest a term or an update to an existing one, please let us know!