nights

[ nahyts ]
/ naɪts /

adverb

at or during the night regularly or frequently: He worked during the day and wrote nights.

Origin of nights

before 900; Middle English nightes, Old English nihtes. See night, -s1

Definition for nights (2 of 2)

night
[ nahyt ]
/ naɪt /

noun

adjective

Origin of night

before 900; Middle English; Old English niht, neaht, cognate with German Nacht, Gothic nahts, Latin nox (stem noct-), Greek nýx (stem nykt-)

OTHER WORDS FROM night

night·less, adjectivenight·less·ly, adverbnight·like, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH night

knight night
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British Dictionary definitions for nights (1 of 2)

nights
/ (naɪts) /

adverb

informal at night, esp regularlyhe works nights

British Dictionary definitions for nights (2 of 2)

night
/ (naɪt) /

noun

Other words from night

Related adjective: nocturnal

Derived forms of night

nightless, adjectivenightlike, adjective

Word Origin for night

Old English niht; compare Dutch nacht, Latin nox, Greek nux
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Idioms and Phrases with nights

night

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