night·​spot ˈnīt-ˌspät How to pronounce nightspot (audio)

Example Sentences

one of the city's few nightspots featuring a dance floor and a live band
Recent Examples on the Web Bayou and Hattie Mae have left their rural home and now live in the town of Hopewell, where Hattie Mae runs a hugely successful nightspot. Stephanie Zacharek, Time, 22 Sep. 2022 There has been an outpouring of grief at the deaths at the nightspot in Scenery Park township, in a nation used to seeing casualties from a pervasive binge drinking culture. Reuters, NBC News, 13 July 2022 The Petrosyantses’ restaurant is not the only nightspot the mayor is drawn to. New York Times, 22 Aug. 2022 Ricketts will play Frankie Hines, a drag performer who works in the Cozy Corner, a favorite underground gay nightspot of Hawk (Bomer) and Marcus (Aladdin). Joe Otterson, Variety, 19 July 2022 After Larrama left the nightspot, Dumeer spoke with co-owner Jason Kuczynski and then returned to the locker room where the trash can containing Larrrama’s clothing was located, Grass said. Matt Yan,, 30 June 2022 Three people were killed after gunfire broke out early Sunday morning outside a nightspot in Chattanooga, Tennessee, authorities said. Julianne Mcshane, NBC News, 5 June 2022 Eventually there will be Japanese food in the basement, under the vaulted ceilings where hot nightspot Serena burned bright after opening with a party for Stella McCartney in 1999, featuring an impromptu performance by her father, Paul. Jay Cheshes, WSJ, 26 Apr. 2022 Comfortable enough to remake itself into a nightspot with great service and a smart soundtrack. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, 31 Mar. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nightspot was in 1933

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“Nightspot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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