morning


morning
/ˈmɔnɪŋ / (say 'mawning)

noun
1. the beginning of day; the dawn.
2. the first part or period of the day, extending from dawn, or from midnight, to noon.
3. the first or early period of anything.
adjective
4. of or relating to morning: the morning hours.
5. occurring, appearing, coming, used, etc., in the morning: the morning sun.
phrase
6. all morning, throughout the whole morning.
7. morning, noon, and night, continuously; with monotonous persistence: that baby cries morning, noon, and night.
{Middle English. See morn, -ing1, modelled on evening}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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