Worked from morning to night.
The hours between around 7 or 8 PM and 5 or 6 AM are an example of night.
A night light.
The night nurse.
The night air.
Either late Thursday night or early Friday morning.
Vanished into the night.
- A period of intellectual or moral degeneration.
- A time of grief.
A night on the town.
We stayed at the Hilton for five nights.
Night all! Thanks for a great evening!
- To celebrate all or much of the night.
- Every night or for many successive nights.
- Continuously or continually.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of night
- Middle English from Old English niht nekw-t- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English night, nyght, niÈt, naht, from Old English niht, neht, nyht, neaht, nÃ¦ht (“night"), from Proto-Germanic *nahts (“night"), from Proto-Indo-European *nÃ³kÊ·ts (“night"). Cognate with Scots nicht, neicht (“night"), West Frisian nacht (“night"), Dutch nacht (“night"), Low German Nacht (“night"), German Nacht (“night"), Danish nat (“night"), Swedish natt (“night"), Icelandic nÃ³tt (“night"), Latin nox (“night"), Greek Î½ÏÏ‡Ï„Î± (nÃ½chta, “night").