[ mid-mawr-ning ]

  1. the middle of the morning; the time centering around the midpoint between early morning and noon.

  1. in the middle of the morning: He usually arrives midmorning.

  1. occurring during, taking place in, or pertaining to the middle of the morning: our midmorning coffee break.

Origin of midmorning

First recorded in 1900–05; mid- + morning

Words Nearby midmorning

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How to use midmorning in a sentence

  • I have a job that allows me to vote anytime I want, so I headed out at 10:58 am, which is conveniently during the midmorning lull.

  • The white mocker died at midmorning the next day as they stopped for a rest.

    Space Prison | Tom Godwin
  • It was only midmorning, and he explored the country roads and lanes for several hours before hunger drove him home.

    Ticktock and Jim | Keith Robertson
  • midmorning I would say, which was contrary to his usual practice of calling in the early evening.

    Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • Her hair glowed in the light of midmorning, but her face was pale and a little drawn.

    Ten From Infinity | Paul W. Fairman
  • Miss Moore did not awaken, apparently, until midmorning and the girls did not want to go away until they had served her breakfast.

    The Phantom Yacht | Carol Norton