nightlife

noun
night·​life | \ ˈnīt-ˌlīf How to pronounce nightlife (audio) \

Definition of nightlife

: the activity of or entertainment provided for pleasure-seekers at night (as in nightclubs) also : establishments providing nightlife

Examples of nightlife in a Sentence

The city is famous for its nightlife.
Recent Examples on the Web Alongside peers Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf, Basquiat became synonymous with the New York art and nightlife scene before his death at age 27. CNN, 6 Jan. 2022 With the desert paradise of Dubai as the backdrop, this billionaire's playground is known for its over-the-top opulence, jaw-dropping modern architecture and wild nightlife scene. Kelly Wynne, PEOPLE.com, 3 Nov. 2021 Amenities within this urban retreat are to include the AWAY Spa, a range of event spaces and a rooftop with 360-degree panoramic views, a destination bar, a chef’s table and an outdoor terrace that overall aims to enhance the city’s nightlife scene. Lauren Jade Hill, Forbes, 21 Dec. 2021 Since first opening a decade ago, Licorería Limantour has become a mainstay in Mexico City’s vibrant nightlife scene. Megan Murphy, Robb Report, 21 Dec. 2021 One of them, after an experience pushes him towards the club scene, discovers his gift as a D.J., seen as a linchpin of the nightlife scene. Jamie Lang, Variety, 14 Dec. 2021 Lively restaurants and a high-octane nightlife scene are obvious draws, but this 14-mile coastal strip is also a favorite for travelers seeking inviting white-sand beaches and all-inclusive resorts. Travel + Leisure, 9 Nov. 2021 With the desert paradise of Dubai as the backdrop, this billionaire's playground is known for its over-the-top opulence, jaw-dropping modern architecture and wild nightlife scene. Kelly Wynne, PEOPLE.com, 3 Nov. 2021 In addition to major concerns like housing, education, and policing, another issue also garnered some lively debate: inequities in Boston’s nightlife scene. BostonGlobe.com, 1 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of nightlife

1852, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jan 2022

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“Nightlife.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nightlife. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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nightlife

noun

English Language Learners Definition of nightlife

: social activities and forms of entertainment that are available at night in bars, nightclubs, etc.

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