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  • n. A person who moonlights.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A moonshiner.
  • n. In Ireland, one of a band that engaged in agrarian outrages by night.
  • n. A serenader by moonlight.
  • n. One who works at a second job in addition to his main occupation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A member of one of the organized bands of desperados that carried on a system of agrarian outrages in Ireland.
  • n. Same as moonshiner.
  • n. One of a party who go about serenading on moonlight nights.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who holds a second job (usually after hours)

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Examples

  • Ealy's pulling a double shift now, wooing Natasha McElhone on Californication, and The Good Wife will soon welcome another moonlighter and former Tony nominee!

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  • Elsewhere the casting swings from terrific to terrible- Anne Hathaway as a sex-line moonlighter is affecting for various reasons, Bradley Cooper plays his role perfectly especially in terms of the revelation about him and McSteamy himself Eric Dane as a pseudo-David Beckham type American Footballer coming to the end of his career is also a subtle highlight.

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  • "He has all he needs," my brother-in-law assured me, of the moonlighter who had agreed to plaster our walls.

    vaincre - French Word-A-Day

  • Shirtless, with a rag and a scrap of soap, the moonlighter washed his face, running the cloth across his neck to work out any kinks that a corrugated metal floor might put there after a long night.

    vaincre - French Word-A-Day

  • Bonus: we're not naming names, but viewers may recognize a certain golden-voiced jazz moonlighter and Wired Magazine senior editor in the ad.

    Boing Boing

  • If you're a retailer, or a moonlighter, or a newlywed, you'll understand.

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  • All of this obviously creates the problem of what to do with leisure time so he is a moonlighter in the areas of opera, classical music, hunting, fishing, golf, gardening and outdoor cooking of epicurean standard.

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  • In the worst time a moonlighter slept for a fortnight close to the house of an Irish landlord, who was well aware that he was there for the express purpose of shooting him, but he never even attempted it.

    The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent

  • I remember the occasion of the election of another dispensary doctor, when I was curtly told that only a moonlighter could hope to be appointed.

    The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent

  • Whisky runners were inclined to resent intrusion on their privacy with a touch of that biting inhospitableness which a moonlighter of Kentucky uses toward an inquisitive, unsympathetic marshal.

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