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overmorrow

[ oh-ver-mawr-oh, ‐mor-oh ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈmɔr oʊ, ‐ˈmɒr oʊ /
Archaic.
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noun
the day after tomorrow: I’ve heard that tomorrow and overmorrow may bring exceptionally high waves.
adverb
on the day after tomorrow: If we leave overmorrow, we should not miss a day of the festival.

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Origin of overmorrow

First recorded in 1530–40; over- + morrow
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