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

Examples of nightspot in a Sentence

one of the city's few nightspots featuring a dance floor and a live band
Recent Examples on the Web The closure is scheduled for June 2. Separately, Temple Nightclub, a top nightspot in San Francisco for decades, revealed plans to chop 86 jobs as part of a permanent closure of the high-profile drinking and nightlife establishment. George Avalos, The Mercury News, 11 Apr. 2024 Three deluxe dining venues, including two outposts from celebrity chef Jean-George Vongerichten, and one of the city’s hottest nightspots, Wahm, round out this Doha stay. Forbes Travel Guide, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2024 Martyrdom was playing Friday at the Houston nightspot White Swan Live when the pig head went flying, patrons and witnesses reported on social media. Bryan Gallion, NBC News, 25 Jan. 2024 For the grand entrance at his 50th birthday party, he was hoisted over the outside wall of an Over-the-Rhine nightspot while about 600 guests cheered. John Johnston, The Enquirer, 18 Jan. 2024 Calvin Gray, 29, was shot near a bustling strip of nightspots in Northwest. Peter Hermann, Washington Post, 1 Jan. 2024 The bar is a joint project by Lynn Lin, who ran the famed Beirut nightspot Electric Bing Sutt, and acclaimed Spanish DJ Lobito Brigante. Sophie Prideaux, Condé Nast Traveler, 8 Nov. 2023 The bar became a popular nightspot for locals and tourists hopping around the downtown bar scene. The Indianapolis Star, 14 June 2023 As the name suggests, the nightspot isn’t designed for noisy nights of rowdy revelers. Matthew J. Palm, Orlando Sentinel, 13 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nightspot was in 1933

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“Nightspot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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