follow Dictionary.com

Is Tuesday named for a one-handed god?

candlelight

[kan-dl-lahyt] /ˈkæn dlˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
the light of a candle.
2.
a dim artificial light.
3.
twilight; dusk.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English candel-liht, Old English candel-lēoht. See candle, light1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for candle-light

candlelight

/ˈkændəlˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
  1. the light from a candle or candles: they ate by candlelight
  2. (as modifier): a candlelight dinner
2.
dusk; evening
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for candle-light

candlelight

n.

Old English candelleoht; from candle + light (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for candle-light

candlelight

noun

Dusk or dawn


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for candlelight

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for candle

9
12
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with candle-light

Nearby words for candle-light