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high noon

noun

Simple Definition of high noon

  • : exactly noon

  • : the time when a fight or contest will happen or be decided

  • : the most important or active time of something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of high noon

  1. 1 :  precisely noon

  2. 2 :  the most advanced, flourishing, or creative stage or period <the high noon of her career>

  3. 3 :  the time of a decisive confrontation or contest

Examples of high noon in a sentence

  1. The duel was to take place at high noon.

  2. We are approaching high noon of the election campaign.

  3. the high noon of her career



15th Century

First Known Use of high noon

15th century


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