From evening + -s (adverbial suffix). Compare with Dutch avonds (“in the evening, evenings”), German Low German avends (“in the evening, evenings”), German abends (“in the evening, evenings”).
- plural of evening
evenings (not comparable)
- (informal, somewhat dated) In the evening, during the evening.
- 1845, By Frederick Douglass, The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. :
- He had ordered her not to go out evenings, and warned her that she must never let him catch her in company with a young man, who was paying attention to her belonging to Colonel Lloyd.