Adjective "nighttime" definition and examples

(Nighttime may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈnʌɪttʌɪm/

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Definitions and examples

noun

The time between evening and morning; the time of darkness.
  1. 'Do the same for the night-time hours by dividing the period between sunset and sunrise by 12.'
  2. 'Takeaway patrols to crack down on violence outside night-time eateries have been welcomed by councillors.'
  3. 'In this case frosts will be patchy as cloud acts as a blanket, helping to keep the night-time temperatures higher.'
  4. 'Convivial night-time chats extend until the first traces of sunrise.'
  5. 'It was in the afternoon but the cabin lights is already switched off, providing a night-time atmosphere.'
  6. 'Following the success of a bat watch and barbecue evening last year, the group is planning another night-time event.'
  7. 'A community of York sisters fear their night-time slumbers could be disrupted by light flooding into their convent.'
  8. 'Officers want teachers to join them on night-time patrol so they can identify juvenile troublemakers and help bring them to book.'
  9. 'Feelings were running high in New Malden about the planned night-time closure of the police station.'
  10. 'He said a night-time curfew for known troublemakers might be the only way to make the area safe.'

More definitions

1. the time between evening and morning. adjective

2. occurring, done, presented, etc., during the night, especially the hours before midnight.

More examples(as adjective)

"landings can be nighttime."

"duties can be nighttime."

"temperatures can be nighttime."

"rallies can be nighttime."

"curfews can be nighttime."

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