noontime

noun noon·time \ ˈnün-ˌtīm \
|Updated on: 7 Jun 2018

Definition of noontime

: the time of noon : midday

Examples of noontime in a Sentence

  1. The traffic gets heavy around noontime.

  2. far removed from the noontime of their popularity, when they had performed at sold-out arenas, the band now played at small clubs

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First Known Use of noontime

14th century

in the meaning defined above

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noontime

noun noon·time \ ˈnün-ˌtīm \

Definition of noontime for Students

: noon


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