Dictionary.com

lady-of-the-night

[ ley-dee-uhv-thuh-nahyt ]
/ ˈleɪ di əv ðəˈnaɪt /
Save This Word!

noun, plural la·dies-of-the-night.
a tropical American shrub, Brunfelsia americana, of the nightshade family, having berrylike yellow fruit and fragrant white flowers.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of lady-of-the-night

First recorded in 1865–70
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use lady-of-the-night in a sentence

FEEDBACK