Definition of nooning in English:

nooning

noun

dialect North American
  • A rest or meal at midday.

    • ‘in the short days of October only a brief nooning was possible’

Pronunciation

nooning

/ˈno͞oniNG/ /ˈnunɪŋ/

Origin

Early 16th century (originally in the sense ‘midday’): from noon + -ing.