twilit

adjective
twi·​lit | \ ˈtwī-ˌlit How to pronounce twilit (audio) \

Definition of twilit

: lighted by or as if by twilight

Examples of twilit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Zegler is the true find, a marvelous singer and a radiant persona, and Spielberg and Kaminski film her like a bright flare in a twilit ocean; her sheer presence papers over some of the more facile aspects of Maria’s characterization. Bilge Ebiri, Vulture, 11 Dec. 2021 Down below, the hotel’s daytime pool party is coming to a bass-heavy, twilit close. New York Times, 23 Sep. 2021 Robert Macfarlane’s writings exist in a liminal, twilit place where language and landscape dissolve into one another. Tobias Carroll, Longreads, 20 June 2019

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First Known Use of twilit

1869, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for twilit

twilight + lit

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Last Updated

12 Dec 2021

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“Twilit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twilit. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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twilit

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of twilit

: lighted by twilight

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