the period of daylight before noon.
the latter part of the morning.
of or relating to the forenoon.
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How to use forenoon in a sentence
As it is not their custom to visit or be visited in the forenoon, it was hardly fair to take a stranger to see them.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil | Maria Graham
What a merry place a steamer is on a calm sunny summer forenoon, and what an appetite every one seems to have!Little Travels and Roadside Sketches | William Makepeace Thackeray
She usually arrived by an early train in the forenoon and returned by the late train at night.Jaffery | William J. Locke
They had dug some clams at the low tide in the forenoon and put them away, covered with wet seaweed.The Rival Campers | Ruel Perley Smith
Before the exercises of the forenoon were concluded, she was summoned to see a visitor, and did not reappear before intermission.Alone | Marion Harland
British Dictionary definitions for forenoon
the daylight hours before or just before noon
(as modifier): a forenoon conference
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