[ UK /fɔːnˈuːn/ ]
  1. the time period between dawn and noon
    I spent the morning running errands
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How To Use forenoon In A Sentence

  • The meeting consisted of one long session, called a forenoon meeting, and at its close, it fell to our lot to accept an unexpected invitation to enjoy an old-time picnic dinner, which was soon spread on the backless benches in the church. The Choctaw Freedmen and The Story of Oak Hill Industrial Academy
  • Black in the glaring forenoon, a row of cypresses against the town wall seemed to promise safety.
  • The solemn work went on during the forenoon, and again in the afternoon, and was continued in the evening until all the ministers present had adhibited their names.
  • The day was calm, cloudy and misty in the forenoon and clearer in the afternoon, when we observed well – defined parhelia. South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917
  • Throughout the night and until late this forenoon, all road traffic was delayed - and in some cases completely stopped - as the whole of Bolton and the surrounding district became ice-bound.
  • Our amusements for the forenoon were our nautical studies, and in the afternoon officers and men joined in cricket. Narrative of a Voyage to India; of a Shipwreck on board the Lady Castlereagh; and a Description of New South Wales
  • I came always in the afternoon, for in the forenoon when I had finished my reading or writing I was at work spinning, or helping the monks prepare inks or parchment.
  • ‘Mr Dell preached in the forenoon and Mr Sedgwick in the afternoon,’ said a parliamentarian news-sheet of the siege of Oxford in 1645.
  • The last shore we had seen was that of Jilolo, after passing through the Molucca passage, when one forenoon, we not expecting to fall in with any land, the look-out hailed that an island was in sight on the starboard bow. Mark Seaworth
  • Breakfast, a leisurely weighing and measuring of the climatic, picturesque and health-mending conditions, and the writing of a letter or two helped him wear out the forenoon; but after luncheon the time dragged dispiteously, and he was glad enough when the auto-car came to take him to the station for the evening train. The Grafters
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