- afternoon of a faun, the,
- afternoon watch,
Origin of afternoons
Origin of afternoon
Examples from the Web for afternoons
In the second season she spends afternoons rehearsing for a musical and buying an unlicensed gun for her clone friend.Why Should You Watch 'Orphan Black'? Tatiana Maslany.|Sujay Kumar|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I spend my afternoons reading and exercising or going for walks.
He had sex with hustlers in the afternoons, he said, so he could concentrate on conversation with friends in the evening.
I could still see those afternoons in the Manchester TV studios when I was a kid with a camera.
But in the next instant, all the other timepieces ticked on into the first of the sunny afternoons the boy will never see.
For the afternoons there were various bull-fights and comedies.
He would not go to school in the afternoons, but spent the hours from two till five in drawing.Saxe Holm's Stories|Helen Hunt Jackson
Ever since they had been at college the three girls had kept their engagement for vespers on Sunday afternoons.Molly Brown's Senior Days|Nell Speed
There are some gray Sunday afternoons of a depressing effect on the spirit which requires no positive or palpable reason.Roman Holidays and Others|W. D. Howells
Besides attending to his shop, he was accustomed to go out in the afternoons to dress the hair of four or five ladies.Jasmin: Barber, Poet, Philanthropist|Samuel Smiles
- the period of the day between noon and evening
- (as modifier)afternoon tea
c.1300, from after + noon. In 15c.-16c., the form was at afternoon; from c.1600 it has been in the afternoon. Middle English also had aftermete "afternoon, part of the day following the noon meal," mid-14c.