What does afternoon mean?

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. afternoonnoun

    the part of the day between noon and evening

    "he spent a quiet afternoon in the park"

  2. good afternoon, afternoonnoun

    a conventional expression of greeting or farewell

Wiktionary

  1. afternoonnoun

    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. Afternoonnoun

    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  

Matched Categories

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?

How to say afternoon in sign language?

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. Marcelo Ebrard:

    State Department officials had a meeting this afternoon. Tomorrow State Department officials are going to re-take State Department officials conversations, state Department officials don't yet have an agreement but State Department officials are advancing in order to reach an agreement that State Department officials want so tomorrow morning State Department officials are going to work in one of the maybe last sessions in order to make an effort to have an agreement.

  2. Maggie Moon:

    The hours between mid-afternoon and dinnertime are when cravings kick in hard.

  3. Linda Cope:

    We had an American flag flying outside and there was urination coming down from the balconies going onto the flag, one of the drunk kids pulled a veteran American flag out of the ground and [we] made the boy put it back. This all happened Friday afternoon, through the night, into the late morning.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    We expect the witnesses who have been subpoenaed to come in this afternoon, at White House instruction, also to be no-shows. This will only further add to the body of evidence on a potential obstruction of Congress charge against the president.

  5. Stuart Price:

    In all 10 years since I've been photographing lions in Africa, yesterday afternoon was the first time I've ever pointed up to get the picture. This happened after a playful sub-adult male lion jumped into a tree less than five meters from our vehicle.

Images & Illustrations of afternoon

  1. afternoonafternoonafternoonafternoonafternoon

Popularity rank by frequency of use

afternoon#1#3890#10000

Translations for afternoon

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for afternoon »

Translation

Find a translation for the afternoon definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these afternoon definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "afternoon." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 23 Sep. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/afternoon>.

    Are we missing a good definition for afternoon? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    offensive to the mind
    • A. commensal
    • B. inexpiable
    • C. repugnant
    • D. lank

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for afternoon: