midday

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

Definition of midday

:the middle of the day
  • They arrived around midday.

Examples of midday in a Sentence

  1. by midday the sun and heat were unbearable

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First Known Use of midday

before 12th century

midday Synonyms

Synonyms
high noon, lunch time, noon, noonday, noontide, noontime
Related Words
forenoon, morning; afternoon, evening


MIDDAY Defined for English Language Learners

midday

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noun

Definition of midday for English Language Learners

  • : the middle of the day


MIDDAY Defined for Kids

midday

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noun mid·day \ ˈmid-ˌdā \

Definition of midday for Students

:noon


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