night owl

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of night owl

:a person who keeps late hours at night

Examples of night owl in a Sentence

  1. a night owl whose spouse is more of an early bird

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First Known Use of night owl

1594

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NIGHT OWL Defined for English Language Learners

night owl

noun

Definition of night owl for English Language Learners

  • : a person who enjoys staying up late at night



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