used as a simplified spelling of night

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Does this mean the the new Krypto-nite Arena will force the Lakers and Clippers to wear only green and only serve lime Gatorade? Los Angeles Times, 20 Nov. 2021 A Nite of Too Many Comics, 8-9:30 p.m., The Sanctuary, 417 E. Sixth St., Newport. Rasputin Todd,, 30 July 2017 MSM/Obama fake narrative @cnn @msnbc -- nick-at-nite (@nitepost) June 7, 2017 The White House asserts there is no evidence of wrongdoing, and argues the scandal has been manufactured by the Democrats. The Tylt,, 7 June 2017 Breaking:TWO $1 million winning #Powerball tickets sold in CO last nite! 1 in #COSprings & 1 in Glenwood Springs. Jesse Paul, The Denver Post, 3 Feb. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nite was in 1905

Dictionary Entries Near nite

Cite this Entry

“Nite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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