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Happening in the morning or daytime - thesaurus

Synonyms

in the morning

during the morning of the following day

bright and early

early in the morning

first thing (in the morning)

at the very beginning of the day

at the crack of dawn

extremely early in the morning

light

adjective

if it is light, you can see because it is day and not night

lunchtime

noun

happening at lunchtime

before dark

before it becomes night

by night/day

during the night/day

noonday

adjective

mainly literary in the middle of the day. A more usual word is midday

post-prandial

adjective

humorous done just after eating a meal

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pre-prandial

adjective

humorous done just before eating a meal, usually lunch

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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