American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The light reflected from the surface of the moon.
- v. Informal To work at another job, often at night, in addition to one's full-time job.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The light afforded by the moon; sunlight reflected from the surface of the moon.
- Pertaining to moonlight; illuminated by the moon; occurring during or by moonlight.
- v. by extension To engage in an activity other than what one is known for.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The light of the moon.
- v. to work at a second job in addition to one's main occupation; -- often done at night.
- v. work a second job, usually after hours
- n. the light of the Moon
- As a surname Monelight in 1337, as Mone lith about 1300. Compound of mone "moon" + lith "light". (Wiktionary)
“Reporting on a survey into the income and expenditure of young people in Guangzhou province, The China Daily spotlighted the term moonlight clan:”
“Parmenides of Elea postulated that moonlight is reflected sunlight.”
“I spent some time beginning a painting of some trees in moonlight that had been on my mind.”
“Rosy Hannah by moonlight is beauty's own self, and to be cut on wood is realy surprising.”
“So often you get someone working at Pixar or someplace whose whole world, for awhile, is to make fur moving in moonlight; but you never actually meet these people.”
“We look at each other -- there's not much light, just moonlight from the window.”
“Audiences may laugh as a post-coital scene, set amid the flowers in moonlight, soars into a Morricone-esque musical riff with a chorus of women's voices trilling non-verbal notes, the art house equivalent of Dimitri Tiomkin telling us how to feel.”
“They hung above him in the dark, outlined in moonlight from the open doorway.”
“The small-paned windows were outlined in moonlight on the floor by the rug's edge.”
“The, family motto, loosely translated from the Latin, reads, "There'll be moonlight again," not, let me make it clear for the purpose with which moonlight is sometimes associated, but because only with a full moon could they ride the rough tracks through the wild border hills, seek out the English cattle and safely drive them home.”
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