opening night

Definition of opening night

  1. :  the evening when something (such as a play or concert) is performed in front of an audience for the first time I have tickets for opening night.

Word by Word Definitions

openingplay
  1. :  an act or instance of making or becoming open

    :  an act or instance of beginning :  commencement

    :  a formal and usually public event by which something new is put officially into operation

nightplay
  1. :  the time from dusk to dawn when no sunlight is visible

    :  an evening or night taken as an occasion or point of time

    :  an evening set aside for a particular purpose

  1. :  of, relating to, or associated with the night

    :  intended for use at night

    :  existing, occurring, or functioning at night


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