nightly

adjective
night·​ly | \ ˈnīt-lē How to pronounce nightly (audio) \

Definition of nightly

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : happening, done, or used by night or every night
2 : of or relating to the night or every night

nightly

adverb

Definition of nightly (Entry 2 of 2)

: every night also : at or by night

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Synonyms & Antonyms for nightly

Synonyms: Adjective

Antonyms: Adjective

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Examples of nightly in a Sentence

Adjective There were nightly attacks on the city. These clubs provide nightly entertainment. Adverb She performs at the club nightly. The restaurant serves dinner nightly.
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Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective The 6-foot-8, 211-pound guard filled up the stat sheet on a nightly basis in the NBL, the same league where LaMelo Ball played before being drafted in 2020. Tim Bielik, cleveland, 4 June 2021 Brian O'Keefe sees giving opponents trouble on a nightly basis. Mitchell Gladstone, Arkansas Online, 30 May 2021 Bucks better constructed for a 2021 run; Giannis plays like an MVP on a nightly basis. USA Today, 21 May 2021 Palestinians protesting the case have clashed with Israeli police in the city on a nightly basis since the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. NBC News, 7 May 2021 The meeting with Hyde also provided some perspective on what Mancini was trying to accomplish in the larger sense, which the pursuit of production on a nightly basis can at-times obscure. Jon Meoli, baltimoresun.com, 30 Apr. 2021 Palestinians have clashed with Israeli police on a nightly basis since the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan nearly two weeks ago. BostonGlobe.com, 24 Apr. 2021 With an offense built around quick decisions and a free-flowing system, the ball ping-ponged around the court on a nightly basis that season. Jeff Mcdonald, San Antonio Express-News, 31 Mar. 2021 More losses seem in their future facing stiffer competition on a nightly basis, but the Islanders overall are still in great shape to make the playoffs again. Jace Evans, USA TODAY, 17 Mar. 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Adverb During the first wave of protests, thousands turned out nightly to march. oregonlive, 28 May 2021 The other network nightly newscasts did not mention Greene. Brian Stelter, CNN, 25 May 2021 Indepaz has confirmed 22 deaths in the city, which nightly experiences waves of violence, depicted in numerous videos flooding social media. USA Today, 12 May 2021 The Louisville Food Truck Association will alternate 28 food trucks nightly opening up at 6 p.m. Gabrielle Bunton, The Courier-Journal, 12 May 2021 Luschen's initial dessert roster includes a rhubarb-lime custard tart with buttermilk ice cream, a vanilla bean panna cotta with strawberry-black pepper compote, a cheese board and nightly semifreddo and sorbet selections. Rick Nelson, Star Tribune, 10 May 2021 The documentary ends with the singer throwing a virtual album release party at Club Quarantine, a nightly LGBTQ+ party on Zoom. Natalie Morin, refinery29.com, 19 Mar. 2021 Thousands of people would come nightly for the rides, fireworks, magic shows, sea lion shows, music, and demolition derby. BostonGlobe.com, 20 Apr. 2021 In my opinion, no nightly routine is complete without eye cream. Rebecca Rodriguez, NBC News, 14 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of nightly

Adjective

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adverb

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nightly was before the 12th century

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9 Jun 2021

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“Nightly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nightly. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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More Definitions for nightly

nightly

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of nightly

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: happening or done every night

nightly

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of nightly (Entry 2 of 2)

: every night

nightly

adjective
night·​ly | \ ˈnīt-lē How to pronounce nightly (audio) \

Kids Definition of nightly

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: happening or done at night or every night a nightly newscast

nightly

adverb

Kids Definition of nightly (Entry 2 of 2)

: every night The band performs nightly.

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