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1. nightcap

noun. the final game of a double header.

Synonyms

  • twin bill
  • game
  • double feature

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • away game
  • home game
  • cowardly

Etymology

  • cap (English)
  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • night (English)
  • night (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. nightcap

noun. an alcoholic drink taken at bedtime; often alcoholic.

Etymology

  • cap (English)
  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • night (English)
  • night (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. nightcap

noun. a cloth cap worn in bed.

Synonyms

  • nightie
  • nightgown
  • nightdress
  • gown
  • cap

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • dishonor

Etymology

  • cap (English)
  • cappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • night (English)
  • night (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with nightcap


1. Noun, singular or mass
When choosing a nightcap, be sure to look for one made of silk or satin--these soft materials are strong enough to protect your hair but soft enough not to do any damage themselves.

2. Adverb
Ms. Newman’s preferred nightcap?

3. Noun, plural
Kin hopes to replace your classic happy hour drink and your nightcap alike with a subtle soothing sensation (and no hangover).

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