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Etymology

From Middle English, from Old English niht, from Proto-Germanic *naht-, from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
night

Plural
s

night (s)
  1. (countable) The period between sunset and sunrise, when a location faces far away from the sun, thus when the sky is dark.
  2. (countable) An evening or night spent at a particular activity.
    a night on the town
  3. (countable) A night (and part of the days before and after it) spent in a hotel or other accommodation.
    We stayed at the Hilton for five nights.
  4. (countable) The quality of sleep obtained during a night.
    I had a bad night last night.
  5. (uncountable) Nightfall.
    from noon till night
  6. (uncountable) Darkness.
    The cat disappeared into the night.

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Interjection

night!

  1. Short for good night
    Night all! Thanks for a great evening!

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