An example of evening is seven o'clock at night.
An example of evening is the post retirement life of a professional golfer; the evening of his life.
A quiet evening at home.
A musical evening.
In the evening of one's life.
Origin of evening
- Middle English from Old English ǣfnung from ǣfnian to become evening from ǣfen evening
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old English ǣfnung, from æfnian < æfen (from Proto-Germanic *ēbandaz), corresponding to even (Etymology 3) + -ing.
- Inflected forms.