Definition of forenoon in English:


Line breaks: fore|noon
Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːnuːn


North American or Nautical
  • The morning: the wind starts picking up in the forenoon [as modifier]: the forenoon watch
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    • 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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