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[noon-tahym] /ˈnunˌtaɪm/
noon; noontide; noonday:
Will he be home at noontime?
Origin of noontime
1350-1400; Middle English none tyme. See noon, time Unabridged
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Examples from the web for noontime
  • Its shoots are gathered daily, packed in bags or wrapped in leaves and carried by lorry to noontime markets.
  • Visitors and office workers frequent the terraced city plaza at noontime as an impromptu outdoor lunch spot.
  • The monkeys take noontime naps in the heat of the day.
  • The park is also host to many noontime concerts during the warmer months.
  • If you are not called by noontime, the day before your appointment, please call us to confirm your ride.
  • Now there's an even better reason to add fresh mushrooms to your breakfast omelet, noontime burger, or dinner salad.
British Dictionary definitions for noontime


  1. the middle of the day; noon
  2. (as modifier): a noontime drink
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