afternoon


Definition: Meaning of, afternoon in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ɑːftəˈnuːn /

  • noun
  • synonym
  • antonym
Word Forms:
Singular Plural
afternoon afternoons
[uncountable and countable]
  1. the part of the day after the morning and before the evening [↪  morning, evening]
    SYNONYM
    Not found!
    ANTONYM
    Not found!
  2. afternoons during the afternoon every day
    SYNONYM
    Not found!
    ANTONYM
    Not found!
synonym
antonym
  • interjection
  • synonym
  • antonym
[British English] [informal]
  1. used to greet someone when you meet them in the afternoon
    SYNONYM
    Not found!
    ANTONYM
    Not found!
synonym
antonym

afternoon used in phrases

  • afternoon tea (noun)
    1. a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
  • good afternoon
    1. used to say hello when you are greeting someone in the afternoon, especially someone you do not know [↪  good evening, good morning]
  • More

word of the day

Pronunciation: ˈseɪvɪŋz baŋk trʌst
Parts of Speech: noun
a savings account deposited by someone who makes themselves the trustee for a beneficiary and who controls it during their lifetime; afterward the balance is payable to the previously named beneficiary