evening - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun 

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/ˈiːvnɪŋ/
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pluralevenings
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the part of the day between the end of the afternoon and night, including the time when the sun goes down
    on Monday/Tuesday etc evening:

    I’ll see you on Monday evening, OK?

    on Monday/Tuesday etc evening(s) (=every Monday/Tuesday etc evening):

    We usually go to the theatre on Thursday evenings (=every Thursday evening).

    in the evening(s):

    I’m so tired in the evenings, all I want to do is sit and watch television.

    yesterday/tomorrow evening:

    Police say the incident took place at around 9 o’clock yesterday evening.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] done in the evening, or taking place in the evening