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1. nighttime

noun. ['ˈnaɪtˌtaɪm'] the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside.

Synonyms

  • weeknight
  • late-night hour
  • night
  • twenty-four hours
  • 24-hour interval
  • small hours
  • lights-out
  • wedding night
  • time period
  • mean solar day
  • twenty-four hour period
  • evening
  • solar day
  • midnight
  • period of time
  • day
  • dark

Antonyms

  • regulation time
  • work time
  • time off
  • downtime

Etymology

  • night (English)
  • night (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • time (English)
  • time (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Nighttime

  • airtime
  • alltime
  • anytime
  • bedtime
  • centime
  • christmastime
  • daytime
  • dinnertime
  • downtime
  • everytime
  • flextime
  • fulltime
  • funtime
  • halftime
  • lifetime
  • longtime
  • lunchtime
  • maritime
  • mealtime
  • meantime

Example sentences of the word nighttime


1. Adjective
The mothers are generally in charge of nighttime incubation, while the fathers take over in the daytime.

2. Noun, singular or mass
You must pack a lightweight fleece jacket for nighttime to stay warm.

Quotes containing the word nighttime


1. My reality is it’s nighttime. The truth is I’m just blindfolded. How many people live like me, in self-deluded darkness?
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

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