Nightly meaning

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Of or occurring during the night; nocturnal.

The cat's nightly prowl.

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Happening or done every night.

The physician's nightly rounds.

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Of, like, or characteristic of the night.
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Done or occurring every night.
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At night.
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Night after night; every night.
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Happening or appearing in the night; night-time; nocturnal.

Nightly dews.

A cobweb spread above a blossom Is sufficient to protect It from nightly chill. "” Tyndall.

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Performing, occurring, or taking place every night.

The dog demanded to go out for his nightly walk.

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Used in the night.
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Every night.

He checks his email nightly.

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(computing) A build of a software program with the latest changes, released every night.
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Origin of nightly

From Middle English *nightly, nyȝtly, nihtlich, from Old English nihtlÄ«c, nihtelÄ«c (“nocturnal, nightly, of the night, at night"), equivalent to night +"Ž -ly. Cognate with Scots nichtlie (“nightly"), West Frisian nachtlik (“nightly, nocturnal"), Dutch nachtelijk (“nightly, nocturnal"), German nächtlich (“nocturnal, nightly"), Danish natlig (“nightly"), Swedish nattlig (“nightly, nocturnal").