What is another word for noonday?

55 synonyms found


[ nˈuːnde͡ɪ], [ nˈuːnde‍ɪ], [ n_ˈuː_n_d_eɪ]

Noonday is a term used to represent the time of day when the sun reaches its highest point in the sky. There are several synonyms for the word noonday, including midday, high noon, noon-time, lunchtime, and meridian. These words all represent the same time of day but differ in their usage and connotation. Midday and high noon are used more formally, while noon-time and lunchtime are more commonly used in casual conversation. Meridian means the same time as noonday but is less commonly used. All these synonyms are helpful in adding variety and nuance to written and spoken language.

What are the hypernyms for Noonday?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for noonday?

Noonday is a term used to describe the time of day when the sun is at its highest point in the sky. Antonyms for noonday could include dawn, morning, afternoon, evening, and night. Dawn refers to the early morning hours just before sunrise, while morning typically encompasses the hours between sunrise and noon. Afternoon typically encompasses the hours between noon and sunset, while evening and night refer to the hours after sunset. These antonyms serve to differentiate between the different periods of the day and can be used to describe particular events, activities, or moods that are associated with each time of day.

What are the antonyms for Noonday?

Usage examples for Noonday

At noonday they set out in the old wagon that had made the trip to Allenboro, Carl driving, with Aunt Gertrude and the twins beside him, Jane and Elise in the back with the luncheon hamper, books, embroidery and games.
"Jane Lends A Hand"
Shirley Watkins
Adam Halliburt, who had been out fishing all night, had just risen from his noonday rest, when the dame returned from her usual round.
"Won from the Waves"
W.H.G. Kingston
We are among old friends as we ride up to Crain's to dine, and the noonday sun is hot enough for us to enjoy the cool breeze among the young firs behind the house, as we stand to wash hands and face by the bench on the side of the dairy built over the stream close by.
"Two Years in Oregon"
Wallis Nash

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