[ mid-af-ter-noon, -ahf- ]
/ ˈmɪdˌæf tərˈnun, -ˌɑf- /


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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Origin of midafternoon

First recorded in 1895–1900; mid- + afternoon
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