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?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Jack Dorsey:

    Marc and I talked on the phone. Also talked with Mayor London this afternoon. We're all talking now and aligned to fix this issue as fast as we can. Will keep everyone updated.

  2. Junichiro Hironaka:

    We haven't heard of an indictment yet. I expect it will be this afternoon.

  3. Shannan Edwards:

    I try to outdo myself every year, the best thing is stopping for gas wearing a crazy outfit. If you're wearing a lime-green zebra-striped suit in the middle of the afternoon, people are going to ask questions.

  4. British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond:

    There is a meeting happening this afternoon ... between the Iranian Central Bank, the United States Treasury and international banks based in London in an attempt to try to make some progress on this matter.

  5. Twafik Alskir:

    A Russian-flagged oil tanker was captured this afternoon when it tried to smuggle oil off Zawara.

Images & Illustrations of afternoon

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