midday

noun, often attributive
mid·day | \ ˈmid-ˌdā , -ˈdā \

Definition of midday 

: the middle of the day They arrived around midday.

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Examples of midday in a Sentence

by midday the sun and heat were unbearable

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Disney's stock was down 1.1% in midday trading, to $101.74 per share, yielding a market cap of close to $152 billion. Todd Spangler, chicagotribune.com, "Netflix is now more valuable than Disney," 24 May 2018 Stoots, who had hosted middays with Lopez since 2016, was not listed in Entercom’s release about the new lineup and did not immediately return a text message seeking comment on his status. David Barron, Houston Chronicle, "KILT 610 AM announces programming changes," 23 May 2018 Gogo’s stock price was down nearly 14 percent to $4.16 midday Friday. Ally Marotti, chicagotribune.com, "Gogo lays off 55 as it seeks to turn around struggling in-flight Wi-Fi business," 13 July 2018 That means Beijing would implement its tariffs starting midday Friday local time—an unusual practice for China, which generally assess duties on a full-day basis, Chinese officials said. Lingling Wei, WSJ, "In Tariff Fight With Trump, China Scraps Plan to Strike First," 4 July 2018 In a midday press conference, Lorenzo Cordova, head of the electoral regulator INE, said the indications were that voting was proceeding peacefully so far. Nacha Cattan And Eric Martin / Bloomberg, Time, "Mexicans Go to the Polls With Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on the Brink of Historic Victory," 1 July 2018 Shares, down 10% year to date, rose 3.6% to $111.66 in midday trading Tuesday. Allison Prang, WSJ, "PepsiCo Reports Slowing Decline in Beverage Sales," 10 July 2018 Matt Spiegel, who had been paired with Parkins in middays, was sidelined along with Goff. Phil Rosenthal, chicagotribune.com, "Brian Hanley out as Mike Mulligan's WSCR-AM morning cohost, sources say," 3 July 2018 The husband-and-wife team of JAY-Z and Beyoncé, as The Carters, surprise-released Everything Is Love midday Saturday, June 16, via S.C. Enterprises/Parkwood/Roc Nation. Keith Caulfield, Billboard, "Beyonce & JAY-Z vs. 5 Seconds of Summer for No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart," 20 June 2018

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First Known Use of midday

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of midday was before the 12th century

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midday

noun

English Language Learners Definition of midday

: the middle of the day

midday

noun
mid·day | \ ˈmid-ˌdā \

Kids Definition of midday

: noon

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