[mid-af-ter-noon, -ahf-]
the part of the afternoon centering approximately on three o'clock; the period approximately halfway between noon and sunset.
occurring in or pertaining to midafternoon: a midafternoon nap.

1895–1900; mid- + afternoon

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For less grand hostelries, it is a neat way to fill a formerly dead zone in
It also schedules parades for midafternoon, when people might be tempted to
  head back to their hotel for a swim or a nap.
Giant oil tankers lined up at both ends until the fog lifted in midafternoon.
The sea peeked through at every turn, now bottle-green in the midafternoon sun.
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