prenoon

adjective pre·noon \ (ˌ)prē-ˈnün \
variants: or pre-noon

Definition of prenoon

: existing or occurring before noon
  • the prenoon hours
  • a prenoon start time
  • Hundreds of visitors and locals braved the pre-noon sun to get a glimpse of the show …
  • —Alex Downes
  • … those people who long for a simpler time of pre-noon drinks, fedoras, and cocktail dresses.
  • —Alyssa Griffith

First Known Use of prenoon

1903

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