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graveyard shift

noun

Simple Definition of graveyard shift

  • : a scheduled period of work that begins late at night and ends in the morning

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of graveyard shift

  1. :  a work shift beginning late at night (as 11 o'clock); also :  the workers on such a shift

1908

First Known Use of graveyard shift

1908

Rhymes with graveyard shift


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