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midnight

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noun mid·night \ˈmid-ˌnīt\

Simple Definition of midnight

  • : the middle of the night : 12 o'clock at night

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of midnight

  1. 1 :  the middle of the night; specifically :  12 o'clock at night

  2. 2 :  deep or extended darkness or gloom

midnight

adjective

midnightly

adverb or adjective

Examples of midnight in a sentence

  1. Her parents wanted her home before midnight.

  2. It was 12 midnight when we arrived home.



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of midnight

before 12th century



MIDNIGHT Defined for Kids

midnight

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noun mid·night \ˈmid-ˌnīt\

Definition of midnight for Students

  1. :  twelve o'clock at night




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