afternoons







afternoons


adverb

  1. in or during any or every afternoon: He slept late and worked afternoons.

noun

  1. the time from noon until evening.
  2. the latter part: the afternoon of life.

adjective

  1. pertaining to the latter part of the day.

adverb

  1. informal during the afternoon, esp regularly

noun

    1. the period of the day between noon and evening
    2. (as modifier)afternoon tea
  1. a middle or later partthe afternoon of life
n.

c.1300, from after + noon. In 15c.-16c., the form was at afternoon; from c.1600 it has been in the afternoon. Middle English also had aftermete “afternoon, part of the day following the noon meal,” mid-14c.

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