daylight-saving time

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

daylight-saving time

  1. Alternative form of daylight saving time

Usage notesEdit

The form daylight-saving time, with a hyphen, is best grammatically; the phrase "daylight-saving" acts as an adjective describing time. The AP Stylebook and the University Style Guide (of The University of Southern Mississippi) both require this hyphenated form.

Daylight Saving Time, without the hyphen, is the official name in the United States.

See also usage notes at daylight savings time with an "s" after "saving".