Definition of nighttime
: the time from dusk to dawn
Examples of nighttime in a sentence
The animal hunts in the nighttime.
<before electricity, gas lamps were used for illumination during the nighttime>
First Known Use of nighttime
NIGHTTIME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nighttime for English Language Learners
: the time of darkness between one day and the next : the time of day when no light from the sun can be seen
NIGHTTIME Defined for Kids
Legal Definition of nighttime
1 : the time from dusk to dawn
2 : a statutorily set period usually beginning shortly after dusk and ending shortly after dawn
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