- unceasingly; continually: She worked night and day until the job was done.
- a complete difference; completely different: The improvement in her grades after tutoring was like night and day.
Origin of night
Related formsnight·less, adjectivenight·less·ly, adverbnight·like, adjective
Can be confusedknight night
Examples from the Web for night
People watch night soaps because the genre allows them to believe in a world where people just react off their baser instincts.‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As of Thursday night, the brothers remained on the loose, last seen in northern France.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
On Dec. 22, 1799, Sands told her cousins that she would be leaving to elope with a fellow boarder named Levi Weeks that night.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Late Wednesday night, French authorities reported that Mourad had surrendered to police, while the two brothers remained at large.
“JSwipe is currently under heavy load,” flashed across the screen, one night as a friend and I looked at it.
I met the Ohio statesman one morning at breakfast, after hearing him the night before.Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897|Elizabeth Cady Stanton
I shall only forge at night; and the building is out of the world, and wedged in, out of sight, between two bleak hills.Put Yourself in His Place|Charles Reade
Then he paid some buksheesh (reward) to the night watchman and came home.Indian Ghost Stories|S. Mukerji
She moaned and wept and refused all comfort, until one night she closed her eyes on the world which had been so harsh and bitter.The Bishop's Secret|Fergus Hume
The night was to be much darker than would have been thought from the magnificent daytime.Godfrey Morgan|Jules Verne
British Dictionary definitions for night
Related formsRelated adjective: nocturnal
Derived Formsnightless, adjectivenightlike, adjective
Word Origin for night
Idioms and Phrases with night
In addition to the idioms beginning with night
- night and day
- night owl
- black as night
- call it a day (night)
- dead of (night)
- different as night and day
- good night
- make a day (night) of it
- ships that pass in the night