afternoon[af′tər no̵̅o̅n′; for adj., often af′tər no̵̅o̅n′]
The definition of afternoon is the time between noon and evening.
Going for a walk an hour before sunset is an example of an afternoon stroll.
- the time of day from noon to evening
- any period of beginning decline
of, in, or for the afternoon
- The part of day from noon until dinnertime or sunset.
- The latter part: in the afternoon of life.
From after- + noon