the part of the day between noon and evening
"he spent a quiet afternoon in the park"
good afternoon, afternoon(noun)
a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
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).
the part of the day which follows noon, between noon and evening
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
aft′ėr-nōōn, n. the time between noon and evening.—n. Aft′er-morn (Tenn.), the morrow.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'afternoon' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1431
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'afternoon' in Written Corpus Frequency: #581
Rank popularity for the word 'afternoon' in Nouns Frequency: #523
The numerical value of afternoon in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of afternoon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Summer afternoon - Summer afternoon... the two most beautiful words in the English language.
Leadership teams are still talking to their respective members. A vote is still planned for this afternoon.
In the afternoon, these places are usually crowded, and in the evenings, some of them are closed for praying rituals.
We're getting ready this afternoon because it's supposed to come in tonight, you expect the worse and hope for the best.
Summer afternoon -- summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
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Translations for afternoon
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- هاجِرِي, بعد ظهر, بَعْدَ الزّوَال, زَوَالِيArabic
- tardaCatalan, Valencian
- seinrapartur, seinnaparturFaroese
- nóin, iarnóin, tráthnónaIrish
- feasgarScottish Gaelic
- eftirmiðdagur, seinnipartur, síðdegiIcelandic
- 午後, 오후Korean
- postmeridianum tempus, postmeridianus dies, vesperLatin
- үдээс хойшMongolian
- sore, ڤتڠ, petang, سوريMalay
- ałníʼníʼą́ą́ dóó bikʼijįʼNavajo, Navaho
- ishkwaa-naawakweOjibwe, Ojibwa
- послеобеденное время, вторая половина дня, пополудниRussian
- popodne, поподнеSerbo-Croatian
- మధ్యాహ్నం, అపరాహ్నంTelugu
- ยามบ่าย, ตอนบ่ายThai
- efiafiTonga (Tonga Islands)
- öğleden sonraTurkish
- buổi chiềuVietnamese
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