mornings

[ mawr-ningz ]
/ ˈmɔr nɪŋz /

adverb

in or during the morning regularly.

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Origin of mornings

First recorded in 1610–20

Definition for mornings (2 of 2)

morning
[ mawr-ning ]
/ ˈmɔr nɪŋ /

noun

the first part or period of the day, extending from dawn, or from midnight, to noon.
the beginning of day; dawn: Morning is almost here.
the first or early period of anything; beginning: the morning of life.

adjective

of or relating to morning: the morning hours.
occurring, appearing, used, etc., in the morning: a morning coffee break.

Origin of morning

1200–50; Middle English; see morn, -ing1; modeled on evening

SYNONYMS FOR morning

OTHER WORDS FROM morning

pre·morn·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mornings (1 of 2)

mornings
/ (ˈmɔːnɪŋz) /

adverb

informal in the morning, esp regularly, or during every morning

British Dictionary definitions for mornings (2 of 2)

morning
/ (ˈmɔːnɪŋ) /

noun

the first part of the day, ending at or around noon
sunrise; daybreak; dawn
the beginning or early periodthe morning of the world
the morning after informal the aftereffects of excess, esp a hangover
(modifier) of, used, or occurring in the morningmorning coffee
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Word Origin for morning

C13 morwening, from morn, formed on the model of evening
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Idioms and Phrases with mornings

morning

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