noun morn·ing \ˈmr-niŋ\

: the early part of the day : the time of day from sunrise until noon

: the part of the day between midnight and noon

—used informally to say hello to someone in the morning

Full Definition of MORNING

a :  dawn
b :  the time from sunrise to noon
c :  the time from midnight to noon
:  a period of first development :  beginning

Examples of MORNING

  1. She liked to get things done early in the morning.
  2. I worked in the yard for part of the morning.
  3. I saw him this morning, and I'll be meeting with him again tomorrow morning.
  4. We have a meeting scheduled for 10 o'clock Wednesday morning.
  5. On Sunday mornings I like to relax and read the newspaper.
  6. She arrived on the morning of March 18.
  7. the morning after a storm
  8. It was early morning when I woke.
  9. We sat around drinking coffee all morning.
  10. We won't find out until morning.

Origin of MORNING

Middle English, from morn + -ing (as in evening)
First Known Use: 13th century

Other Calendar Terms

antedate, estival, gloaming, luster, sesquicentennial

Rhymes with MORNING

MORNING Defined for Kids


noun morn·ing \ˈmr-niŋ\

Definition of MORNING for Kids

:  the early part of the day :  the time from sunrise to noon
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