Meaning of “morning” in the English Dictionary

"morning" in British English

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morningnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈmɔː.nɪŋ/ us /ˈmɔːr.nɪŋ/

A1 the part of the day from the time when the sun rises or you wake up until the middle of the day or lunch time:

a beautiful/sunny/wet morning
I work three mornings a week at the bookshop.
She only works in the mornings.
What's our schedule for this morning?
I'd like an appointment for tomorrow morning, please.
I'll see you on Saturday morning.
I had too much to drink at Sarah's party, and I felt terrible the morning after.
in the morning

A1 during the early part of the day:

I listen to the radio in the morning.

B1 at some time between twelve o'clock at night and twelve o'clock in the middle of the day:

The murder took place at four in the morning.

B1 the next morning:

She said she would see you in the morning.

More examples

  • What time did you get to work this morning?
  • Perhaps you should try getting up earlier in the mornings.
  • The heating comes on at six in the morning.
  • The report arrived on my desk this morning.
  • The caretaker opens up the school every morning at seven.

morningexclamation

uk /ˈmɔː.nɪŋ/ us /ˈmɔːr.nɪŋ/ informal

(Definition of “morning” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"morning" in American English

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morningnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈmɔr·nɪŋ/

the part of the day from the time when the sun rises until the middle of the day:

[ C ] I work three mornings a week at the bookstore.

(Definition of “morning” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)