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. 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. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    President Obama and Secretary Clinton enjoy catching up in person when their schedules permit, this afternoon they met privately for about an hour at the White House and discussed a range of topics.

  2. Steve Wynn:

    We could put [on] a water-ski show in the afternoon and we could at night have a great show like they have in Disneyland, only bigger, and we can have fireworks every night .?.?. that would cover the whole 40 acres as an umbrella.

  3. Van Wagenen:

    Van Wagenen apologized for his remarks in the video in a subsequent statement, noting that it was Wilpon, not Manfred, who had suggested the game start at 8:10 p.m. ET. Jeff Wilpon called Commissioner Manfred this afternoon to notify him that our players voted not to play, they discussed the challenges of rescheduling the game. Jeff proposed an idea of playing the game an hour later. I misunderstood that this was the Commissioners idea.In actuality, this was Jeffs suggestion.

  4. Robert Wities:

    Immigration officers need four hours, i can't do an entire master calendar in the afternoon and merits hearing.

  5. Anthony Wilson:

    We were able to determine an approximate area where she might be found, virginia State Police were dispatched to the general area Saturday afternoon and she was located just inside the North Carolina border on Route 89 in Surry County.

Images & Illustrations of afternoon

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