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1. noon

noun. ['ˈnuːn'] the middle of the day.

Synonyms

  • twenty-four hour period
  • midday
  • hour
  • noonday
  • solar day
  • high noon
  • twelve noon
  • twenty-four hours
  • time of day
  • day
  • noontide
  • mean solar day

Antonyms

  • sunset
  • sunrise
  • night
  • time off

Etymology

  • non (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Noon

  • contrabassoon
  • wotherspoon
  • viromune
  • inopportune
  • picayune
  • ducommun
  • terhune
  • rangoon
  • pontoon
  • platoon
  • opportune
  • muldoon
  • monsoon
  • mckune
  • mccune
  • mccuen
  • mcclune
  • lampoon
  • impugn
  • huntoon
  • harpoon
  • hamdoon
  • festoon
  • disharoon
  • dekroon
  • commune
  • cartoon
  • cardoon
  • cancun
  • calhoun

How do you pronounce noon?

Pronounce noon as nun.

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UK - How to pronounce noon in British English

Example sentences of the word noon


1. Noun, singular or mass
A morning juice might be exactly what you need to stay fresh and energized until late noon.

2. Adverb
Around noon, eat to your heart's content peaches, papayas, oranges or tangerines.

Quotes containing the word noon


1. I want morning and noon and nightfall with you. I want your tears, your smiles, your kisses...the smell of your hair, the taste of your skin, the touch of your breath on my face. I want to see you in the final hour of my life...to lie in your arms as I take my last breath.
- Lisa Kleypas, Again the Magic

2. A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.
- Robertson Davies

3. He was my North, my South, my East and West,My working week and my Sunday rest,My noon, my midnight, my talk, my song;I thought that love would last forever: I was wrong.
- W.H. Auden, Collected Poems

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