nooner

noun
noon·​er | \ ˈnü-nər How to pronounce nooner (audio) \
plural nooners

Definition of nooner

US, informal
: something taking place at or around noontime … his team's 2-1 loss in the Saturday nooner with the Dallas Stars.— Ed Willes especially : sexual intercourse at noon "Your daddy was a real ladies' man … Not that he two-timed your mom, … but back in his bachelor days, you never saw anybody could rustle up a nooner like Benny could." — Garrison Keillor

First Known Use of nooner

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nooner

noon + -er entry 2

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“Nooner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nooner. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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