Evening

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Definition

an evening: a part of the day between the afternoon and the night
noun
I'm going to be receiving an important call later this evening. It should be between 8 PM and 11 PM.

(There is a party on Friday) evening: (There is a party on Friday) night, eve
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: It's best to call me in the evening after six.
US: We enjoyed an evening of rap music with "Daddy G".

Examples

  • "Well, what an evening we had - you certainly know how to let your hair down!"
  • "I will be flying on Lucky Duck Air (flight number: LUK 7453), and arriving in Hong Kong Wednesday evening at 9.45pm. My reservations, at the Shangri-La Hotel, are from Wednesday until the following Tuesday."
  • "I've got two tickets to see Swan Lake performed by the San Francisco Ballet at the War Memorial Opera House this Saturday evening."
  • "I will meet you Thursday evening at the factory, at 6.00 PM. Don't worry about bothering the employees, they are used to working irregular hours and shifts."
  • "I'm pleased to announce that this Thursday evening at 7pm, we will unveil the first painting in Delavigne Corp's new art collection."
  • "Philip : Like I've always done, with an evening of heavy drinking and some meaningless sex."
  • "Icarus got very sunburnt and spent the evening in the hospital with minor facial burns, but overall, the picnic was a success, no thanks to the rest of you!"
  • "a "lady" for the evening?"
  • "Would that we could practice irregular verbs over a candlelit dinner, with Larry White's baritone voice urging us onward until our evening comes to a climax, conjugating verbs in multiple tenses all night long!"

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