tonight

adverb
to·​night | \ tə-ˈnīt How to pronounce tonight (audio) \

Definition of tonight

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: on this present night or the night following this present day will do it tonight

tonight

noun

Definition of tonight (Entry 2 of 2)

: the present night or the night following this present day

Examples of tonight in a Sentence

Adverb This afternoon I'm busy, but tonight I'm free. Noun Tonight's party should be fun. He is staying until tonight.
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Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Milwaukee fans appear to be very confident heading into Game 6 against the Suns tonight. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 20 July 2021 The Suns will be getting even more help, however, as Chris Paul returns to the lineup tonight after being held out the previous two games. oregonlive, 25 June 2021 This year's Amazon Prime Day (ending tonight) is essentially an adventurer's paradise, with amazing deals on camping and travel gear, including tents, hiking backpacks, water bottles, luggage, and more. Kristin Granero, SELF, 22 June 2021 Eduardo Rodriguez will be on the mound for the Sox tonight. BostonGlobe.com, 15 June 2021 Tesla will livestream a delivery event for its anticipated Model S Plaid tonight at 10 p.m. ET at its plant in Fremont, California. Connor Hoffman, Car and Driver, 10 June 2021 Nate Eovaldi will be on the mound for the Sox tonight. BostonGlobe.com, 4 June 2021 The coldest air will filter down from the north late tonight. Dallas News, 20 Apr. 2021 Snow levels will be around 2,000 feet late tonight and some locations in the upper foothills could see a sprinkling of snow before levels increase to around 4,000. oregonlive, 29 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of tonight

Adverb

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tonight was before the 12th century

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“Tonight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tonight. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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More Definitions for tonight

tonight

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of tonight

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: on this night or on the night following this day

tonight

noun

English Language Learners Definition of tonight (Entry 2 of 2)

: this night or the night following this day

tonight

adverb
to·​night | \ tə-ˈnīt How to pronounce tonight (audio) \

Kids Definition of tonight

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: on this present night or the night following this present day It's cold tonight.

tonight

noun

Kids Definition of tonight (Entry 2 of 2)

: the present or the coming night

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