- of or occurring late at night: a late-night TV talk show.
Origin of late-night
First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for late-night
This courageous act earned him a late-night knock on the door with orders for Serna to vamos from Cuba.Obama’s One Hand Clap With Castro
December 24, 2014
The one woman since Rivers to find success in late-night, Chelsea Handler on the bowels of cable on the E!Joan Rivers's Trailblazing, Troubled, and Complicated Role in Late-Night TV
September 5, 2014
Handler, you see, might have been the first late-night host who got it.
But beyond the execution of her show on a nightly basis, Chelsea Handler as a late-night host at all was revolutionary.
After Kim filed for divorce from Kris Humphries, late-night hosts had a field day.Kim Kardashian Isn't the Butt of Jokes Anymore
August 14, 2014