American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. On or during the present or coming night.
- n. This night or the night of this day.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In the present night, or the night after the present day.
- During the preceding night; last night.
- n. The present night; the night after the present day.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. On this present or coming night.
- adv. obsolete On the last night past.
- n. The present or the coming night; the night after the present day.
- adv. during the night of the present day
- n. the present or immediately coming night
- From Old English tōniht. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English to night, from Old English tō niht, at night : tō, at, on; see to + niht, night; see night. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“President Obama will deliver the second State of the Union speech of his term tonight at 9 p.m., a highly anticipated address that functions as the informal kickoff of the new congressional term.”
“Of course the fact that I worked all night last night and work again tonight is a mere technicality.”
“Yep, I made a roast chicken again tonight" is not what I feel like writing, anyhow.”
“The one reason we didn't win tonight is that we got drawn into the kind of game they wanted to play," Maple Leafs center Alyn”
“WOODRUFF: I don't think anybody has any doubt coming out of this speech what the president's intentions are when it comes to Iraq, when it comes to -- he didn't use the term tonight axis of evil, but he made it clear he's thought about the distinction between Iran, North Korea and Iraq.”
“I saw a remarkable book about three years ago -- I wish I could remember the title tonight -- but it was a portrait of children who had grown up in the most unimaginable, difficult circumstances, who had done wonderfully well in life.”
“The do- nothing Congress could be living up to the nickname tonight once again.”
“Long disagreed with Jericho, and said Swagger will defend the title tonight against Chris Jericho AND Edge, in a Triple-Threat Match.”
“The 18th-ranked Bulldogs (26-5) will face second-seeded Saint Mary's, a 69-55 winner over No. 3 Portland, for the title tonight at 6.”
“Cactus must either win the title tonight or he must retire.”
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Looking for tweets for tonight.