verb (used without object), moon·light·ed, moon·light·ing.
Origin of moonlight
Examples from the Web for moonlighting
The theater manager called security, and three moonlighting off-duty police deputies arrived.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Joan Leonard puts the set on, Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd are yelling at each other on Moonlighting.
My journey to Galway was undertaken for the purpose of hanging four men who were condemned to death for moonlighting.My Experiences as an Executioner|James Berry
But did you ever hear of a youngster who'd sit behind the door and suck his thumbs while there was moonlighting in the air?The Pioneers|Katharine Susannah Prichard
If the Limerick moonlighters must have been tried in Cork there would have been no moonlighting.Ireland as It Is|Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
British Dictionary definitions for moonlighting (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for moonlighting (2 of 2)
verb -lights, -lighting or -lighted
Word Origin and History for moonlighting (1 of 2)
"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).