afternoon


afternoon

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.

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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