any of various plants, especially of the genera Ipomoea and Convolvulus, as I. purpurea, a twining plant having cordate leaves and funnel-shaped flowers of various colors, often opening only in the morning.
a racehorse that runs faster in morning workouts than in afternoon races.
Kids Sing The Darndest ThingsRemember when you finally learned that the Red Hot Chili Peppers weren't singing “with a butter shed this lonely view” but “with the bird I’ll share this lonely view”? Right?! We do, too. Misheard utterances (usually in the form of song lyrics) are called mondegreens and we’ve got a whole article explaining how they work. Hearing things incorrectly starts pretty much the moment you have ears. Children’s misheard lyrics are especially cute because kids are so ridiculously innocent—even if what they mishear sometimes isn’t! Take a look.
Canadian Approved Super Slang!Read more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
- morning after,
- morning after, the,
- morning coat,
- morning dress,
- morning glory family,
- morning gun,
- morning line,
- morning prayer,
- morning sickness
Origin of morning glory
An Americanism dating back to 1805–15
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