Definition of afternoon
1 : the part of day between noon and sunset
2 : a relatively late period (as of time or life) <in the afternoon of the 19th century>
Examples of afternoon in a sentence
morning, afternoon, evening, and night
I'll see you again tomorrow afternoon.
It was early afternoon when I left.
She spent the afternoon at the library.
I remember the many rainy afternoons I spent reading at the library.
She doesn't have class on Friday afternoons.
It took us all afternoon to get there.
It's going to be a long afternoon listening to lectures.
First Known Use of afternoon
AFTERNOON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of afternoon for English Language Learners
: the middle part of the day : the part of the day between noon and evening
AFTERNOON Defined for Kids
Definition of afternoon for Students
: the part of the day between noon and evening
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