date night

[ deyt nahyt ]


  1. an evening social date on which a married or long-term couple go out together:

    I enjoy a once-a-week date night with my husband.

  2. a night of the week on which it is usual or customary for couples to go out on a date:

    Saturday night is date night.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of date night1

First recorded in 1905–10

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Example Sentences

For now though, one rogue router can upend your date night plans.

From Ozy

However, if you’ll only be pumping once a week or on the occasional date night, a manual pump can be comfortable and get the job done.

Too often, the result has been anxiety, petty quarrels, debt and a tendency, on the part of guests with minimal attachment to the families involved, to treat weddings as free date nights that do not always meet their entertainment expectations.

In this pandemic year, many Americans are focused on how to have a socially distanced romantic dinner or prepare the perfect date night at home.

This game is great for date night, game night, teaming up with friends and family, or just playing on your own.

The much discussed ‘bipartisan date-night’ seating arrangement seemed to be a success.


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