Meaning Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
Type Slang
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Usage General (not just online)

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.

Updated June 28, 2016