- a usually dim light kept burning at night, as in a child's bedroom.
Origin of night-light
Examples from the Web for night-light
Historical Examples of night-light
Madame Beattie, up there with her night-light and her book, she knew she hated.The Prisoner
"I wish we had a night-light, John," Mrs. Murphy said, as she got up from her prayers.Scottish Ghost Stories
A Child's night-light, too, has nothing mysterious in its look.
The night-light was casting an unsteady glimmer over the room.Mauprat
Rachael rose on her elbow, shook her pillows, flashed a night-light on her watch.The Heart of Rachael
- a dim light burning at night, esp for children