Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The time between sunset and sunrise.
  • adj. Occurring in or appropriate for use during the night: nighttime activities; nighttime attire.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The hours of darkness between sunset and sunrise; the night.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The time from dusk to dawn; -- opposed to daytime.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The period of the night.

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

  • n. the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside

Etymologies

night +‎ time (Wiktionary)

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