the part of the afternoon centering approximately on three o'clock; the period approximately halfway between noon and sunset.
occurring in or pertaining to midafternoon: a midafternoon nap.
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How to use midafternoon in a sentence
Occasional bursts of moderate to heavy snow are possible between midmorning and midafternoon Sunday, which will reduce visibility.Winter storm to blanket D.C. area in moderate snow Sunday, and more might come Monday | Jason Samenow, Wes Junker | January 31, 2021 | Washington Post
In midafternoon we actually felt the detonation of two bombs a couple of miles away.U.S. Planes are Blowing the Hell out of ISIS at Kobani, But … | Jamie Dettmer | October 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
By midafternoon, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, nearing 14,100, was in spitting distance of a record-setting close.Why Wall Street Is Ignoring the Arrival of the Sequester | Daniel Gross | March 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was midafternoon when she finally got back to her apartment.Inside Tania Head’s Terrible 9/11 Lie: ‘The Woman Who Wasn’t There’ | Robin Gaby Fisher, Angelo J. Guglielmo, Jr. | April 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Roughly 600 refugees fled across the border by midafternoon as the military operation continued.
Served with a café au lait, this is the perfect snack for breakfast, brunch, midafternoon, at midnight… basically any time.
Toward midafternoon the eastern side draws on its coat of black as suddenly as that of the other was cast aside in the morning.Down the Yellowstone | Lewis R. Freeman
Although it was hardly beyond midafternoon, Colonel Forsyth halted the company, and we went into camp.The Price of the Prairie | Margaret Hill McCarter
By midafternoon the beach was lined with people who had learned the good news through the grapevine.The Stronghold | Miriam Haynie
However, he held out longer than she thought he could, and it was past midafternoon when he finally came.We Were There at the Oklahoma Land Run | James Arthur Kjelgaard
Or that she went out to the garage at any time before the police arrived, which was in midafternoon?Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy