Definitions for afternoonˌæf tərˈnun, ˌɑf-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

af•ter•noonˌæf tərˈnun, ˌɑf-(n.)

  1. the time from noon until evening.

  2. the latter part:

    the afternoon of life.

  3. (adj.)pertaining to or occurring during the latter part of the day:

    afternoon tea.

Origin of afternoon:

1250–1300

Princeton's WordNet

  1. afternoon(noun)

    the part of the day between noon and evening

    "he spent a quiet afternoon in the park"

  2. good afternoon, afternoon(noun)

    a conventional expression of greeting or farewell

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. afternoon(noun)ˌæf tərˈnun, ˌɑf-

    a time after the middle of the day

    They're coming to our house this afternoon.; 3:30 in the afternoon; Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday afternoon

Wiktionary

  1. afternoon(Noun)

    The part of the day which follows noon, between noon and evening; the part of the day following noon which is daylight all year round; the second half of the working day (in regular office hours).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Afternoon(noun)

    the part of the day which follows noon, between noon and evening

Freebase

  1. Afternoon

    Afternoon is a Japanese seinen manga magazine published by Kodansha. It is a monthly anthology, and each issue typically has around thirty ongoing stories by various authors and runs about 800 pages. Afternoon has spawned many successful seinen manga series such as Oh My Goddess!, Genshiken, Blade of the Immortal and Big Windup! It is part of Kodansha's "1day" series, which also includes the magazines Morning and Evening. In its October 2008 issue, a spin-off magazine called good! Afternoon was announced to be launched.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'afternoon' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1431

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'afternoon' in Written Corpus Frequency: #581

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'afternoon' in Nouns Frequency: #523


Translations for afternoon

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

afternoon(noun)

the time between morning and evening

tomorrow afternoon; He works for us three afternoons a week; Tuesday afternoon; (also adjective) afternoon tea.

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