noon·​time | \ ˈnün-ˌtīm How to pronounce noontime (audio) \

Definition of noontime

: the time of noon : midday

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Examples of noontime in a Sentence

The traffic gets heavy around noontime. far removed from the noontime of their popularity, when they had performed at sold-out arenas, the band now played at small clubs
Recent Examples on the Web By noontime more than 200 people had cast ballots there, with eight hours of voting still to go. Don Stacom,, 3 June 2021 For several days before and after each solstice the sun appears to stand still in the sky, i.e., its noontime elevation does not seem to change from day to day. Cnn Editorial Research, CNN, 14 June 2021 The noontime lines again trail from nearly every truck serving tacos and mariscos along Olympic Boulevard in Boyle Heights. Bill Addison, Los Angeles Times, 15 May 2021 Down the street, children with butterfly nets and oversized backpacks poured out of Seaton Elementary School at the noontime dismissal. Washington Post, 19 May 2021 The two sides warming up as noontime approached offered some semblance of normalcy, as did the band playing throughout the afternoon. Josh Newman, The Salt Lake Tribune, 17 Apr. 2021 At the dam, a steady stream of water cascaded over the 14-foot-high stone wall as the noontime sun filtered through a canopy of oak trees, Douglas fir and second-growth redwoods. Kurtis Alexander, San Francisco Chronicle, 28 Apr. 2021 At noontime on a recent day, there was a line out the door., 27 Apr. 2021 Kristian Rosado, president pro tem of the common council, plans to attend the noontime ceremony along with Mayor Erin Stewart. Don Stacom,, 31 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of noontime

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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23 Jul 2021

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“Noontime.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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noon·​time | \ ˈnün-ˌtīm How to pronounce noontime (audio) \

Kids Definition of noontime

: noon

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