high noon


high noon

noun

Definition of HIGH NOON

1
a state or time of great activity, thriving, or achievement <the high noon of the whaling industry occurred in the first half of the 19th century>
Near Antonyms decay, decline, downfall; bottom, nadir; shriveling (or shrivelling), wilting, withering
2
the highest part or point <the exhibition showcased works painted at the high noon of French Impressionism>
Near Antonyms abyss, base, foot; minimum
3
the middle of the day <the dedication ceremony began at high noon with a 21-gun salute>

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