arternoon (plural arternoons)
- Eye dialect spelling of afternoon.
1863, James Fenimore Cooper, The Crater:
- This oversight of the arternoon has made me somewhat conscientious, if I can be conscientious, and my sight and hearing are now both wide awake.
1883, George Bernard Shaw, An Unsocial Socialist:
- "Good arternoon, sir," said a man who, with a short whip in his hand, trudged beside the white horse that towed the barge.
1909, Louise Forsslund, Old Lady Number 31:
- But, Blossy, yew better give me a chance ter talk to him this arternoon, an' mebbe I'll speak a good word fer yer."