See also: Morning
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈmɔːnɪŋ/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈmɔɹnɪŋ/
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- Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)nɪŋ
- Hyphenation: morn‧ing
- Homophone: mourning (in accents with the horse-hoarse merger)
morning (plural mornings)
- The part of the day from dawn to noon.
- I'll see you tomorrow morning.
- I'm working in the morning, so let's meet in the afternoon.
- 1835, Sir John Ross, Sir James Clark Ross, Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-west Passage …, Volume 1, pp.284-5
- Towards the following morning, the thermometer fell to 5°; and at daylight, there was not an atom of water to be seen in any direction.
- 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, in The Celebrity:
- One morning I had been driven to the precarious refuge afforded by the steps of the inn, after rejecting offers from the Celebrity to join him in a variety of amusements. But even here I was not free from interruption, for he was seated on a horse-block below me, playing with a fox terrier.
- The part of the day between midnight and noon.
- One/three o'clock in the morning(1/3 am)
- (figuratively) The early part of anything.
- The first alcoholic drink of the day; a morning draught.
- (time from dawn to noon): forenoon; yeender (dialect); see also Thesaurus:morning
- (time from midnight to noon): a.m.; forenoon; yeender (dialect)
part of the day between dawn and midday
the part of the day after midnight and before midday
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- (times of day) time of day; dawn, morning, noon/midday, afternoon, dusk, evening, night, midnight (Category: en:Times of day)
- A greeting said in the morning; shortening of good morning