late night

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noun (1)

: a night when a person stays awake until a late hour
We're tired today because we had a late night last night.


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: happening or appearing late at night
late-night television

late night

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noun (2)

: a night in which one stays up late
I had a late night last night.

Examples of late night in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web
The festival, held in West Chester, announced Friday that three-time Grammy winner Diplo is now slated for a special late-night Saturday performance. Grace Tucker, The Enquirer, 17 May 2024 However, Variety has learned exclusively that Netflix and the creative team felt the show was better suited for the talk series category and, as a result, will now compete against late-night hosts such as Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and Jimmy Fallon. Clayton Davis, Variety, 16 May 2024 In the umbra of these darkly tinged stories, readers will experience late-night fears and the sweet relief of daylight. Lorraine Berry, Los Angeles Times, 15 May 2024 Before signing off, Hill gave host Jimmy Fallon a shout-out for The Tonight Show celebrating a decade of late-night TV on the air. Michael Saponara, Billboard, 15 May 2024 The Scandal alum guest stars in episode 6 (May 16) of Hacks’ current season as Bob Lipka, a media conglomerate CEO, who Jean Smart’s Deborah Vance is trying to win over in her bid to snag that open late-night host job. Gerrad Hall,, 15 May 2024 The itinerary features two days of scenic cruising at the Great Barrier Reef and four late-night departures in Adelaide, Australia and the French Polynesian islands of Moorea, Raiatea and Huahine. Nathan Diller, USA TODAY, 15 May 2024 If approved, Denny's can reopen on May 21 and can resume late-night operations on June 6. Jordyn Noennig, Journal Sentinel, 15 May 2024 In many ways, Everybody’s In L.A. is a fairly standard live late-night talk show, featuring a wide range of guests who would normally never be forced to interact with each other, kind of like a surrealist dinner party. Ej Dickson, Rolling Stone, 4 May 2024
Look no further than Tea at Shiloh, open from 7-11 p.m. from Thursday through Sunday for late night tea and 7-10 p.m. from Monday to Wednesday for creative workshops and practices. Dorothy Elder, Orange County Register, 20 May 2024 The track whips up a spirit of hedonism with both these and other mature-themes lyrics in tandem with a thick, skittering electro production that’s well-matched with a music video capturing the type of late night behavior the song is designed to soundtrack and elicit. Katie Bain, Billboard, 17 May 2024 Baltimore voters could see an incumbent ousted in the race for city council president as late night ballot returns overwhelmingly favor Baltimore City Councilman Zeke Cohen over Nick Mosby. Hannah Gaskill, Baltimore Sun, 14 May 2024 Lion’s Share has a full bar with a seasonal cocktail menu, happy hour specials from 4 to 6 p.m. and late night deals from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Carlos Rico, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 May 2024 Despite its success, Watch What Happens Live has never been nominated for a late night Emmy. Maer Roshan, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 May 2024 There’s some entertainment in Charlotte that’s arguably better than a late night Netflix binge. Kayleigh Ruller, Charlotte Observer, 6 May 2024 Seven people were injured, four critically, in a late night shooting in Long Beach on Saturday, police said. Sonja Sharp, Los Angeles Times, 5 May 2024 From 1962 to 1992, Carson owned late night while the competition came and went. Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times, 14 May 2024

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“Late night.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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