[ leyt-nahyt ]

  1. of or occurring late at night: a late-night TV talk show.

Origin of late-night

First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby late-night Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use late-night in a sentence

  • Behind these followed a few Saracens who had been captured at the late night surprise of Marhala.

  • He must have taken the late night-train from Philadelphia for New York, in his impatience to reach home.

    Pages From an Old Volume of Life | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • You are not too tired, mademoiselle, after such a late night?

    Bijou | Gyp
  • I've used my influence—you don't know what a pull I've got around here—and I can name my man for the late night-shift.

    Our Square and the People in It | Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • After my dinner in town was through with, I rode hard; but it was late night by the time I reached the manor-house.

    Wide Courses | James Brendan Connolly