FOUR-OCLOCK MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Four-oclock Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A plant of the genus Mirabilis. There are about half a dozen species, natives of the warmer parts of America. The common four-oclock is M. Jalapa. Its flowers are white, yellow, and red, and open toward sunset, or earlier in cloudy weather; hence the name. It is also called marvel of Peru, and afternoon lady.
  2. (n.) The friar bird; -- so called from its cry, which resembles these words.


RECENT SEARCHES