Afternoon Definition

ăftər-no͝on
noun
The time of day from noon to evening.
Webster's New World
The latter part.
In the afternoon of life.
American Heritage
Any period of beginning decline.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
good-afternoonsiestamatineelunchtimepost meridianmiddaysiesta hourteatimep-mcocktail hourevening
adjective
Of, in, or for the afternoon.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
postmeridianpost-meridiempost meridian

Other Word Forms of Afternoon

Noun

Singular:
afternoon
Plural:
afternoons

Origin of Afternoon

  • From after- +‎ noon

    From Wiktionary

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