verb (used with object), day·light·ed or day·lit, day·light·ing.
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Idioms for daylight
OTHER WORDS FROM daylightpre·day·light, noun
Words nearby daylight
Example sentences from the Web for daylight
As a result, little daylight existed between fame as a young, attractive woman with any hint of a sex life and what we now know as public shaming.Britney Spears and the trauma of being young, female and famous in the ’90s|Ashley Fetters|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
In daylight, Brookesia chameleons scour the forest floor, snatching up mites and other small invertebrates, Glaw’s team suspects.A new chameleon species may be the world’s tiniest reptile|Jonathan Lambert|February 4, 2021|Science News
If daylight permits, you can make forays to try to find a vantage, but mark a trail for your return.
How to use a happy lampLight therapy for SAD is most effective when you start using the lamp in the early fall and continue on until spring, when enough ambient daylight is restored and symptoms subside.
It’s got three light settings—warm light, daylight, and cool light—with 10 brightness levels in each setting.
Not 90 seconds later, Brown lay shot to death in broad daylight in the middle of a Missouri street.90 Seconds of Fury in Ferguson Are the Key to Making Peace in America|Michael Daly|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“It was a magical feeling, leaving daylight to sneak into a theater,” he says wistfully.
Two gunmen pulled off a daylight heist in the Diamond District and evaded every single cop.How to Get Away With Stealing $2 Million in Jewelry in the Heart of New York|John Surico|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are rock-survivor-y types in black, with sunglasses, whose demeanor speaks of lost nights and rare contact with daylight.The Cult of Blondie: Debbie Harry’s Very Special New York Picture Show|Tim Teeman|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Leonard was running, but not getting any closer to daylight.
When I had finished, the other guests had all gone out, but daylight was coming in, and I began to feel more at home.
We were about nine hours of fair daylight traversing 160 miles of level or descending grade, with a light passenger train.
They're up every mornin' uv thar lives long afore daylight, a feedin' their stock, an' gittin' ready fur the day's work.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
It was broad daylight still, but gloomy there: the window had the pleasure of reposing under the leads, and was gloomy at noon.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Daylight failed and night came on before our task was finished, several carriages remaining unexamined.
British Dictionary definitions for daylight
- light from the sun
- (as modifier)daylight film
- to understand something previously obscure
- to realize that the end of a difficult task is approaching
Idioms and Phrases with daylight
In addition to the idiom beginning with daylight
- daylight robbery
- beat the living daylights out of
- begin to see daylight
- in broad daylight
- let daylight through
- scare out of one's wits (the living daylights out of)