Definitions

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

  • noun work to be done at night

Etymologies

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From night +‎ work. Compare Dutch nachtwerk, German Nachtwerk.

Examples

  • Where I am in aus, we dont have snow, but remember a nightwork, parked two cars around a green on golf course and practised our putting under headlightts of cars.

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  • A few weeks later I'd start doing nightwork cleaning oven hoods and being the occasional bodyguard to paranoid drug users and dealers in Boston's Leather District.

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  • A few weeks later I'd start doing nightwork cleaning oven hoods and being the occasional bodyguard to paranoid drug users and dealers in Boston's Leather District.

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  • Except if you look at my pictures on flickr or moblog, you'll see that my nightwork pictures aren't much cop.

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  • Except if you look at my pictures on flickr or moblog, you'll see that my nightwork pictures aren't much cop.

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  • It was certainly owing to him that nightwork had become extinct here.

    Ultima Thule

  • The nightwork this meant was unbearable, infants showing a perverse disinclination to enter the world except under cover of the dark.

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  • That night Mrs. Wilson came to my door, and said she was sure Joe was at his nightwork again, for she could see from her bedroom window a light reflected on the stable wall, which must be in his room.

    J. Cole

  • It had cost him many hours of nightwork and study, had that license as wireless operator.

    The Pirate Shark

  • At eleven o'clock, having found nothing in the "Help Wanted" column to fit Tufik's case, Tish called up Charlie Sands and offered Tufik as a reporter, provided he was given no nightwork.

    Tish

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