Definitions

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

  • n. One, especially a robber or prostitute, who walks the streets at night.
  • n. See night crawler.

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

  • n. terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers

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Examples

  • Dillon is a nightwalker, as is Jessy now since Green made direct contact by falling on her, as she keeps “seeing” him.

    Nightwalker-Heather Graham « The Merry Genre Go Round Reviews

  • And anytime there's more that a couple of special orders for a book, in my stores at least, we started carrying a copy or two or it. and nightwalker said As far as booksellers as a corporation are concerned, pre-ordering would mostly be beneficial if it were in a large quantity.

    July 5th, 2007

  • There is new hope that the race will become more honorable, tolerant and technologically advanced like the other nightwalker races.

    Rapture-Jacquelyn Frank « The Merry Genre Go Round Reviews

  • And nightwalker reports that Barnes and Noble should now be able to backorder Reliquary.

    June 14th, 2006

  • I found a copy of the Stargate Magazine #7 that nightwalker pointed me to, with the article about the upcoming SGA and SG-1 books.

    Random Morning Stuff

  • A nightwalker pulled itself over the edge and tottered toward him and he sprayed Spectrum Cure between its eyes.

    Covergent Series

  • He searched for evidence that this nightwalker was not what it seemed, that it was something else, a native life form, say, with a gift for mimickry.

    Covergent Series

  • The nightwalker came wading through the mist in a wobbling shuffle.

    Covergent Series

  • There was more motion in the mist ... and two lopers came lurching up to stand near the nightwalker.

    Covergent Series

  • Why should a nightwalker care if it sprained its ankles at every step?

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