school night


noun

any night of the week that precedes a day of school
jocular any night of the week that precedes a day of work

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Example sentences from the Web for school night

  • That evening was school-night again, and Mr. Fabian was interested in hearing if Martha had proved satisfactory.

    Polly in New York|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • It was school-night, but the men were up for fun, so gave the Doctor a holiday.

    In the Arctic Seas|Francis Leopold McClintock