Definition of high noon
1 : precisely noon
2 : the most advanced, flourishing, or creative stage or period <the high noon of her career>
3 : the time of a decisive confrontation or contest
Examples of high noon in a sentence
The duel was to take place at high noon.
We are approaching high noon of the election campaign.
the high noon of her career
First Known Use of high noon
HIGH NOON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of high noon for English Language Learners
: exactly noon
: the time when a fight or contest will happen or be decided
: the most important or active time of something
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