[ nahyt-waw-ker ]

  1. a person who walks or roves about at night, especially a thief, prostitute, etc.

  2. New England. an earthworm.

Origin of nightwalker

First recorded in 1475–85; night + walker

regional variation note For nightwalker

2. See earthworm.

Other words from nightwalker

  • nightwalking, adjective, noun

Words Nearby nightwalker Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023