Definition of forenoon in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfôrˌno͞on/


[in singular] North American or Nautical
The morning.
Example sentences
  • Towards morning he became more quiet and in the forenoon, at eleven o'clock, he expired his last sigh.
  • The greenish yellow marsh meadow locust prefers to sing on hot, quiet forenoons from moist ditches and grassy banks.
  • Black in the glaring forenoon, a row of cypresses against the town wall seemed to promise safety.

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Syllabification: fore·noon

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