dead of the night

variants: less commonly

dead of night

Definition of dead of the night

  1. :  the middle of the night She left in the dead of the night.

Word by Word Definitions

deadplay
  1. :  deprived of life :  no longer alive

    :  having the appearance of death :  deathly

    :  lacking power to move, feel, or respond :  numb

  1. :  someone who is no longer alive :  one that is dead (see 1dead 1)

    :  the state of being dead

    :  the time of greatest quiet

  1. :  absolutely, utterly

    :  suddenly and completely

    :  directly

nightplay
  1. :  the time from dusk to dawn when no sunlight is visible

    :  an evening or night taken as an occasion or point of time

    :  an evening set aside for a particular purpose

  1. :  of, relating to, or associated with the night

    :  intended for use at night

    :  existing, occurring, or functioning at night


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