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daytime

[ dey-tahym ]
/ ˈdeɪˌtaɪm /
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noun
the time between sunrise and sunset.
adjective
occurring, done, presented, etc., during the day: daytime television.
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Origin of daytime

First recorded in 1525–35; day + time

OTHER WORDS FROM daytime

pre·day·time, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for daytime

daytime
/ (ˈdeɪˌtaɪm) /

noun
the time between dawn and dusk; the day as distinct from evening or night
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