afternoon afternoon  /ˌæf tər ˈnun/


  1. (n) the part of the day between noon and evening
  2. (n) a conventional expression of greeting or farewell


  1. Several publishers continue to be fascinated and frightened by the possibility of putting out a new afternoon paper for New York.
  2. Sharma was bowling to Sehwag one afternoon when dusk fell, and the coach suggested they call it a day.
  3. O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!Few days have ever proved as richly, fortuitously frabjous as the beamish afternoon of July 4, 1862.


  1. ‘Afternoon Story Time’ offered

    The Santa Maria Public Library is offering “Afternoon Story Time” on Tuesday afternoons through July 23 for elementary school children grades one and up. 
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Santa Maria Times

  2. Two afternoon downpours soak Decatur area

    DECATUR - Tuesday’s official afternoon rainfall total of just under an inch at Decatur Airport didn’t come close to telling the full weather story in the city.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Herald & Review

  3. Afternoon fire damages Wausau home

    Wausau firefighters on Tuesday afternoon responded to a house fire that damaged a garage and home on the city's northeast side.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Wausau Daily Herald

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  1. "North Korea broke the rules once more by testing a rocket that could be used for a long-range missile," Mr Obama told a crowd in the Czech capital, Prague. "This provocation underscores the need for action - not just this afternoon at the UN...
    on Apr 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: BBC News

  2. "I'm probably as ready to go into the weekend of a major as I've ever been," said McDowell, who won the Celtic Manor Wales Open a fortnight ago for a fifth European Tour title. "That doesn't mean my name's on the trophy this Sunday afternoon....
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Graeme McDowell Source: AFP

  3. "We're going to talk this afternoon," Graham said, "but I think it goes along the lines that now is the time to lower tax rates for investors--capital gains tax, dividend tax rates--to make sure that we can get the economy jump-started. The...
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Lindsey Graham Source: ABC News

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