What does afternoon mean?

Definitions for afternoon
ˌæf tərˈnun, ˌɑf-af·ter·noon

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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.

Editors Contribution

  1. afternoon

    A known specific period of time in the day.

    The afternoon specific time is noon until evening.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 14, 2020  

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

How to pronounce afternoon?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say afternoon in sign language?

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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

Examples of afternoon in a Sentence

  1. Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia:

    How dull it is to be back to Tsarskoe Selo again. Our daily routine again - classes in the morning, our hospital, the Grand Palace and a walk in the afternoon, the sisters' hospital in the evening.

  2. Dylan Brosnan:

    I had a Sunday afternoon with him – a story about this and that, a few pints of Guinness and we said goodbye, i would have loved to have known him.

  3. Graham White:

    Assuming all activities go as planned, we are optimistic service can be restored sometime later this afternoon.

  4. Dee Margo:

    Allen said. El Paso Mayor Dee Margo told reporters on Monday afternoon that President Trump called President Trump on Fox News Sunday and offered to help in any way that he could.Margo saidhe is already getting emails and phone calls about welcoming President Trump to town. Democratic lawmakers and some residents have said President Trump is notwelcome in the largely Latino border city because of President Trump past anti-immigrant rhetoric. I will ask President Trump to support our efforts with any and all federal resources that are available.

  5. Gavin Sheriff:

    There was one guy in here who would go off to the pub and come back in the afternoon and I used to wonder how he did it, that culture is long gone. It's a slightly more sanitized environment than it once was.

Images & Illustrations of afternoon

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