What does afternoon mean?

Definitions for afternoonˌæf tərˈnun, ˌɑf-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word afternoon.

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

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Afternoon

    aft′ėr-nōōn, n. the time between noon and evening.—n. Aft′er-morn (Tenn.), the morrow.

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of afternoon in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of afternoon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henry James:

    Summer afternoon - Summer afternoon... the two most beautiful words in the English language.

  2. Mike Long:

    Leadership teams are still talking to their respective members. A vote is still planned for this afternoon.

  3. Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji:

    In the afternoon, these places are usually crowded, and in the evenings, some of them are closed for praying rituals.

  4. Jim Maddox:

    We're getting ready this afternoon because it's supposed to come in tonight, you expect the worse and hope for the best.

  5. Henry James:

    Summer afternoon -- summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.

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