Twelve o’clock in the day; midday: the service starts at twelve noon
More example sentences
- A typical day would have schools programmes from ten to twelve noon and again from two to three in the afternoon.
- As usual it starts on Wednesday and a decision will be delivered at twelve noon on Thursday.
- The men stay in bed until noon, because there's nothing for them to do.
Old English nōn 'the ninth hour from sunrise, i.e. approximately 3 p.m', from Latin nona (hora) 'ninth hour'; compare with none2.