noon; noontide; noonday: Will he be home at noontime?

Origin of noontime

First recorded in 1350–1400, noontime is from the Middle English word none tyme. See noon, time Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for noontime

noon, noontide, lunchtime, apex, meridian, midday, noonday, peak, nooning

Examples from the Web for noontime

Contemporary Examples of noontime

  • Perhaps it was the noontime trysts he was arranging at a nearby 59th Street hotel and expensing to the network.

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    Betsy West

    February 26, 2013

Historical Examples of noontime

British Dictionary definitions for noontime




  1. the middle of the day; noon
  2. (as modifier)a noontime drink
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