mor·​row | \ ˈmär-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce morrow (audio) , ˈmȯr- How to pronounce morrow (audio) \

Definition of morrow

1 archaic : morning
2 : the next day
3 : the time immediately after a specified event

Examples of morrow in a Sentence

“Good-night, good-night! parting is such sweet sorrow / That I shall say good-night till it be morrow.” — Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet “Many good morrows to my noble lord!” — Shakespeare, Richard III
Recent Examples on the Web In lands where Jewish life was changing rapidly, families seemingly sought to stave off fears of the morrow. Washington Post, 17 Jan. 2020 In lands where Jewish life was changing rapidly, families seemingly sought to stave off fears of the morrow. Jonathan D. Sarna, The Conversation, 17 Jan. 2020 Bleary-eyed guests made their way on the morrow to a picnic lunch in the Cloister of the Istituto Nazionale di Studi Romani—another breathtaking venue, with Rome spread far below. Hamish Bowles, Vogue, 22 June 2018 On the morrow: a trip to a once-sleepy fishing village on the outskirts of Havana, transformed by the presence of the artist Jose Fuster, the Gaudi of Cuba. Hamish Bowles, Vogue, 20 Apr. 2018 Dinner that night at Europeo di Mattozzi, and on the morrow to lunch with friends on Capri at the little restaurant Le Grotelle, marveling at the wondrous views from its dizzying heights. Hamish Bowles, Vogue, 27 Apr. 2018 Good morrow, yogis! Felicitations on this blessed day upon which our heavenly Father hath chosen to spare our humble bodies from pestilence. Kira Garcia, The New Yorker, 22 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of morrow

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for morrow

Middle English morn, morwen morn

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“Morrow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of morrow

old-fashioned + literary
: the next day


mor·​row | \ ˈmär-ō How to pronounce morrow (audio) \

Kids Definition of morrow

: the next day

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