nightspot

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

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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 She was last seen in a car with van der Sloot and two of his friends speeding away from the nightspot. Jeff Truesdell, PEOPLE.com, "Natalee Holloway’s Mom Returns to Aruba 15 Years After Daughter’s Still-Unsolved Disappearance," 21 Nov. 2019 Even in broad daylight, Mai Thai, with its clubby high-end lighting and sleek, black, soaring space, has something of an off-hours nightspot feel. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, "Mai Thai offers guests a Thai-club sandwich | Review," 31 Oct. 2019 The Sh-Booms, the frisky soul band high on the list of reasons to reconsider Orlando, are the headliners on Saturday night when West Palm Beach nightspot Voltaire celebrates its second anniversary. Ben Crandell, sun-sentinel.com, "Weekend preview: Honest Liars, Canes and Gators, silent hip-hop in Oakland Park," 22 Aug. 2019 The last night for the popular nightspot was filled with reminiscences, tears and laughter. Matthew J. Palm, orlandosentinel.com, "Venue closes, but ‘Jurassic World’ dinosaurs are coming ... and so is Christmas," 16 Sep. 2019 Since the Black Cat brought jazz back to the Tenderloin in 2016, trumpeter Theo Croker has been one of the nightspot’s guiding spirits, playing at least a dozen multi-night runs at the swanky club. Andrew Gilbert, The Mercury News, "Multitalented trumpeter Theo Croker makes his Yoshi’s debut," 4 Sep. 2019 Meanwhile, half a day later, there was another mass shooting at a popular nightspot in Dayton, Ohio, resulting in nine deaths, including the shooter’s sister. Dennis Prager, National Review, "Chronicling the Left’s Lies," 6 Aug. 2019 Ten people were wounded by multiple shooters who opened fire outside an eastern Pennsylvania nightspot early Thursday morning, authorities said. NBC News, "Ten wounded by multiple shooters who opened fire outside nightclub in Allentown, Pennsylvania," 20 June 2019 Ortiz’s father and a sister live in Santo Domingo and the 43-year-old former Red Sox great was active on the social scene here, hitting nightspots with friends who included TV personalities and Dominican reggaeton musicians. Michael Weissenstein, The Denver Post, "David Ortiz shooting: 6 suspects, including gunman, arrested," 13 June 2019

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First Known Use of nightspot

1933, in the meaning defined above

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30 Nov 2019

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“Nightspot.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nightspot. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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