12 o’clock in the middle of the daysynonymmiddayWe should be there by noon.The conference opens at 12 noon on Saturday.the noon deadline for the end of hostilitiesI'm leaving on the noon train.the glaring light of high noon
Word OriginOld Englishnōn‘the ninth hour from sunrise, i.e. approximately 3 p.m.’, from Latinnona (hora)
.Extra examplesthe glaring light of high noonI’m leaving on the noon train.We arrived at high noon.Idioms
at all times of the day and night (used to emphasize that something happens very often or that it happens continuously)She talks about him morning, noon and night.The work continues morning, noon and night.