Definition of Forenoon

1. Noun. The time period between dawn and noon. "I spent the morning running errands"

Exact synonyms: Morn, Morning, Morning Time
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Group relationships: Day, Daylight, Daytime
Terms within: Early-morning Hour



Definition of Forenoon

1. n. The early part of the day, from morning to meridian, or noon.

Definition of Forenoon

1. Noun. (archaic) The time period between dawn and noon; morning. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Forenoon

1. the period of daylight before noon [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forenoon

foremilks
foremind
foreminded
foreminding
foreminds
foremost
foremostly
foremother
foremothers
forename
forenamed
forenames
forenenst
forenight
forenights
forenoon (current term)
forenoons
forenotice
forenotices
forensal
forensic
forensic anthropology
forensic biology
forensic dentistry
forensic medicine
forensic odontology
forensic pathology
forensic psychiatry
forensic psychology
forensic science

Literary usage of Forenoon

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1. History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the by Theodore Dwight (1833)
"The Convention resumed the consideration of the report of the committee which was postponed in the forenoon. After spending the afternoon in discussing the ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"OBSERVATION FOR MERIDIAN BY EQUAL ALTITUDES OF THE SUN IN THE forenoon AND ... This observation consists in measuring in the forenoon the horizontal angle ..."

3. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"Wood's division of the Fourth corps had been relieved from line of battle on Scho- field's rieht in the forenoon by the division of General Stanley, ..."

4. The Literary Diary of Ezra Stiles: Ed. Under the Authority of the by Ezra Stiles (1901)
"Exercises 3 hours in the forenoon & 3 hours PM I conferred the academic Degrees upon 25 Bachelors of Arts & 46 Masters. Total 71. The account or Represent" ..."

5. Of the Origin and Progress of Language by James Burnett Monboddo (1787)
"... the one in the forenoon, the other in the afternoon.—The forenoon s conver- fation contained in the ..."

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