this present or coming night; the night of this present day.
on this present night; on the night of this present day.
Obsolete. during last night.
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How to use tonight in a sentence
My heart goes out to the unsung IT heroes at the Capitol tonight.Decrypted: How bad was the US Capitol breach for cybersecurity? | Zack Whittaker | January 7, 2021 | TechCrunch
Feel free to follow us on Twitter tonight for full coverage up and down the ballot.What You Need To Know About Today’s Elections In Kansas, Michigan And Missouri | Nathaniel Rakich (firstname.lastname@example.org) | August 4, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
Higher courts, including the Supreme Court had refused to intercede, and the stay was to expire tonight.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over | Jay Michaelson | January 5, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Either this or stay home and jerk off,” said one guy when I asked why he came tonight.The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots | Emily Shire | December 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In both of these latter cases, their eyes show more focus than fun, like tonight is a job.The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots | Emily Shire | December 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There's blood on many hands tonight…That blood on the hands starts at City Hall in the Office of the Mayor.Justice League Vigil for Slain NYPD Officers Asks Whose Life Matters | Olivia Nuzzi | December 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I finally come across the only thing open tonight at the Taj: a deli called GO, the sort of place you might find in Penn Station.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal | Olivia Nuzzi | December 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Let your orders for preparation go round tonight, so that your knaves may be ready to set out betimes to-morrow.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
Murphy was kill-crazy, and tonight the Monitor rifle in his hands had made him feel like a god.
She was a strong-souled, high-spirited girl, but tonight hope seemed extinguished in her breast.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
If Kip didn't stop his arguing, she wouldn't vouch for him at this meeting tonight at the Weedham home.
"There were one hundred thousand dollars worth of unset diamonds in that store tonight," Black Hood said.
British Dictionary definitions for tonight
the night or evening of this present day
in or during the night or evening of this day
archaic last night
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