Definition of midnight
1 : the middle of the night; specifically : 12 o'clock at night
2 : deep or extended darkness or gloom
midnightlyadverb or adjective
Examples of midnight in a sentence
Her parents wanted her home before midnight.
It was 12 midnight when we arrived home.
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of midnight
before 12th century
MIDNIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of midnight for English Language Learners
: the middle of the night : 12 o'clock at night
MIDNIGHT Defined for Kids
Definition of midnight for Students
: twelve o'clock at night
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