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Princeton's WordNet

  1. noon, twelve noon, high noon, midday, noonday, noontidenoun

    the middle of the day


  1. Noondayadjective

    Of or pertaining to midday; meridional; as, the noonday heat; only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the noonday sun.


  1. noondaynoun

    The time of noon; the time of day when the sun is highest in the sky, especially on a hot day.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Noondayadjective


    The scorching sun was mounted high,
    In all its lustre to the noonday sky. Joseph Addison, Ovid.

  2. Noondaynoun


    Etymology: noon and day.

    The bird of night did sit,
    Ev’n at noonday, upon the market-place,
    Houting and shrieking. William Shakespeare, Jul. Cæsar.

    The dimness of our intellectual eyes, Aristotle fitly compares to those of an owl at noonday. Boyle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Noondaynoun

    midday; twelve o'clock in the day; noon

  2. Noondayadjective

    of or pertaining to midday; meridional; as, the noonday heat


  1. Noonday

    Noonday is a city in Smith County, Texas, United States. The population was 515 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Tyler, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area. Noonday is perhaps best known for the "Noonday Onion," reputed to be one of the sweetest onions available. An onion must be grown within a ten mile radius of Noonday in order to be considered a "Noonday Onion". The "Noonday Onion Festival" is held each year in May.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of noonday in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of noonday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of noonday in a Sentence

  1. Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th earl of Chesterfield, 1749:

    That ready wit, which you so partially allow me, ... may create many admirers; but, take my word for it, it makes few friends. It shines and dazzles like the noonday sun, but, like that, too, it is very apt to scorch, and therefore is always feared. The milder morning and evening light and heat of that planet soothe and calm our minds. Never seek for wit; if it present itself, well and good; but even then, let your judgement interpose, and take care that it be not at the expense of anybody.

  2. Scott C. Holstad:

    i am nothing but bits of paper, grains of sand pressed hot against hard flesh, campfires burning bright against the still night. i am man‑flesh human life walking ~ dreaming, twitching under the noonday sun.

  3. Indian Proverb:

    Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the noonday sun.

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    a confused multitude of things
    • A. wavering
    • B. hunch
    • C. canopy
    • D. muddle

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