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A person who spends an afternoon engaged in a certain activity, or at leisure. Frequently with the relevant day specified, as "Saturday afternooner", "Sunday afternooner", etc.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Augustus J. C. Hare (1834–1903), author. From afternoon + -er.
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