all-night

adjective
\ ˈȯl-ˈnīt How to pronounce all-night (audio) \

Definition of all-night

1 : lasting throughout the night an all-night poker game
2 : open throughout the night an all-night diner

First Known Use of all-night

1810, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of all-night was in 1810

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“All-night.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all-night. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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all-night

adjective
How to pronounce all-night (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of all-night

: open for business throughout the night
: lasting throughout the night

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