verb (used without object), moon·light·ed, moon·light·ing.
- moonlight flit,
- moonlight sonata,
Origin of moonlight
Examples from the Web for moonlight
Magic in the Moonlight really seems to explore the battle between pragmatism and “magic.”Woody Allen on ‘Magic in the Moonlight,’ the Crisis in Gaza, and Those Allegations|Marlow Stern|July 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Magic in the Moonlight co-stars Colin Firth and Emma Stone paid their respects.Colin Firth and Emma Stone Remember Comedy Legend Elaine Stritch, Who Passed Away Today at 89|Marlow Stern|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the bed, I found blond hair awash in moonlight: my cousin Sally.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Throne of my lonely niche, my wealth, my love, my moonlight.
Effectively, men and women who once worked to keep guns off of the streets must now moonlight as gun dealers.
His face was so beautiful in the moonlight that the little Swallow was filled with pity.Children's Literature|Charles Madison Curry
It was moonlight, and the dwarf oak-trees made druid shadows all along the leafy galleries that overhung the pools.The Worshipper of the Image|Richard Le Gallienne
He stood idling in the moonlight as he justified himself to this woman.The Zeit-Geist|Lily Dougall
Mr. Verrall had strolled out into the moonlight, and was in low, earnest conversation with George Godolphin.The Shadow of Ashlydyat|Mrs. Henry Wood
I was rather pleased to find solitude; and undisturbed I found out my lady-love's carriage, in the moonlight.The Room in the Dragon Volant|J. Sheridan LeFanu
verb -lights, -lighting or -lighted
"hold a second job, especially at night," 1957 (implied in moonlighting), from moonlighter (1954), from the notion of working by the light of the moon; see moonlight (n.). Related: Moonlighting. Earlier the word had been used to mean "commit crimes at night" (1882).