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From Middle English morwening, from Old English morgen , from Proto-Germanic *murginaz; equivalent to morn +‎ -ing. See also morrow, Middle English morwe.



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morning (plural mornings)

  1. The part of the day from dawn to noon.
    I'll see you tomorrow morning.
    • 1835, Sir John Ross, Sir James Clark Ross, Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-west Passage …, Volume 1, pp.284-5
      Towards the following morning, the thermometer fell to 5°; and at daylight, there was not an atom of water to be seen in any direction.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, in The Celebrity:
      One morning I had been driven to the precarious refuge afforded by the steps of the inn, after rejecting offers from the Celebrity to join him in a variety of amusements. But even here I was not free from interruption, for he was seated on a horse-block below me, playing with a fox terrier.
  2. The part of the day between midnight and noon.
    one o'clock in the morning (1 am)
  3. (figuratively) The early part of anything.
  4. The first alcoholic drink of the day; a morning draught.


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  1. A greeting said in the morning; shortening of good morning