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nightfall

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of nightfall

  1. the time from when the sun begins to set to the onset of total darkness <since you aren't taking a flashlight, make sure you're back at camp by nightfall> Synonyms crepuscule (or crepuscle), eve, evenfall, evening, eventide, gloaming, night, dusk, sundown, sunset, twilightRelated Words dark, darkness, nighttimeNear Antonyms day, daytime, light; forenoonAntonyms aurora, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, daylight, morn, morning, sunrise, sunup





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