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1. nighthawk

noun. ['ˈnaɪtˌhɔk'] a person who likes to be active late at night.

Synonyms

  • individualist
  • nightbird

Etymology

  • hawk (English)
  • hauk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • night (English)
  • night (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Nighthawk

  • blackhawk
  • echohawk
  • goshawk
  • mohawk
  • seahawk
  • skyhawk
  • tomahawk

Example sentences of the word nighthawk


1. Noun, singular or mass
Despite its name, the common nighthawk is not part of the hawk family.

2. nighthawk

noun. ['ˈnaɪtˌhɔk'] mainly nocturnal North American goatsucker.

Synonyms

  • Chordeiles
  • caprimulgid
  • genus Chordeiles
  • mosquito hawk
  • bullbat
  • nightjar

Etymology

  • hawk (English)
  • hauk (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • night (English)
  • night (Middle English (1100-1500))
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