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1moonlight

noun moon·light \-ˌlīt\

: the light of the moon

Full Definition of MOONLIGHT

:  the light of the moon

Examples of MOONLIGHT

  1. A figure appeared in the moonlight.

First Known Use of MOONLIGHT

14th century

Rhymes with MOONLIGHT

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2moonlight

verb

: to work at a second job in addition to your regular job

moon·light·edmoon·light·ing

Full Definition of MOONLIGHT

intransitive verb
:  to hold a second job in addition to a regular one
moon·light·er noun

Examples of MOONLIGHT

  1. She is a secretary who moonlights as a waitress on weekends.

Origin of MOONLIGHT

back-formation from moonlighter
First Known Use: 1957

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite
MOONLIGHTING Defined for Kids

moonlight

noun moon·light \ˈmün-ˌlīt\

Definition of MOONLIGHT for Kids

:  the light of the moon

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