Definition of mid-afternoon in English:

mid-afternoon

noun

  • The middle of the afternoon.

Pronunciation

mid-afternoon

/ˌmɪdɑːftəˈnuːn/ /ˌmɪdaftəˈnuːn/

adverb

  • In the middle of the afternoon.

Pronunciation

mid-afternoon

/ˌmɪdɑːftəˈnuːn/ /ˌmɪdaftəˈnuːn/

adjective

  • Occurring, performed, or taken in the middle of the afternoon.

Pronunciation

mid-afternoon

/ˌmɪdɑːftəˈnuːn/ /ˌmɪdaftəˈnuːn/

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Medical Recipes. From mid + afternoon.