afternoons

afternoons
adverb Date: 1896 in the afternoon repeatedly ; on any afternoon

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • afternoons — [af΄tər no͞onz′, af′tərno͞onz′; äf΄tərno͞onz′] adv. during every afternoon or most afternoons …   English World dictionary

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  • afternoons — /af teuhr noohnz , ahf /, adv. in or during any or every afternoon: He slept late and worked afternoons. [1895 1900, Amer.; AFTERNOON + s1] * * * …   Universalium

  • afternoons — See afternoons, evenings, mornings …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • afternoons — af|ter|noons [ ,æftər nunz ] adverb used for saying what you do every afternoon: I work afternoons one week and mornings the next …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • afternoons — adv. (Informal) during the afternoon, every afternoon (e.g. I work afternoons )n. period of time between 12 noon and evening; customary expression of greeting or goodbye adj. period of time between noon and evening …   English contemporary dictionary

  • afternoons — af•ter•noons [[t]ˌæf tərˈnunz, ˌɑf [/t]] adv. in or during any or every afternoon: He slept late and worked afternoons[/ex] • Etymology: 1895–1900, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • afternoons — /aftəˈnunz/ (say ahftuh noohnz) adverb Colloquial 1. during the afternoon regularly. 2. each afternoon: they sleep afternoons …   Australian English dictionary

  • afternoons — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|nünz adverb : in the afternoon repeatedly : on any afternoon afternoons he d drop off to sleep Helen Eustis …   Useful english dictionary

  • afternoons — informal in the afternoon; every afternoon. → afternoon …   English new terms dictionary

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