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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