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tonight

[ tuh-nahyt ]
/ təˈnaɪt /
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noun
this present or coming night; the night of this present day.
adverb
on this present night; on the night of this present day.
Obsolete. during last night.
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Origin of tonight

before 1000; Middle English to night,Old English tō niht.See to, night
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British Dictionary definitions for tonight

tonight
/ (təˈnaɪt) /

noun
the night or evening of this present day
adverb
in or during the night or evening of this day
archaic last night

Word Origin for tonight

Old English tōniht, from to 1 (at) + night
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