twilight zone

noun
Updated on: 9 May 2018

Definition of twilight zone

1 a : an area just beyond ordinary legal and ethical limits
b : twilight 2a
2 : a world of fantasy or illusion

Examples of twilight zone in a Sentence

  1. a twilight zone between war and peace

  2. He gets lost in the twilight zone of video games.

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First Known Use of twilight zone

1908

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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TWILIGHT ZONE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of twilight zone for English Language Learners

  • : a situation or an idea that is unclear or confusing

  • : a world of fantasy where things are not real


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