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[leyt-nahyt] /ˈleɪtˌnaɪt/
of or occurring late at night:
a late-night TV talk show.
Origin of late-night
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for late-night
  • Custard-cookie sandwiches are perfect for late-night snacking.
  • There are wildlife cops who go undercover to ferret out smuggling rings and conduct late-night chases to track down poachers.
  • We've all heard scantily clad spokespeople make bogus claims about instant weight-loss supplements on late-night television.
  • Our courtship was conducted face to face or through late-night telephone conversation.
  • He made late-night phone calls to members of our department.
  • She may be ill at ease at late-night parties with graduate students if exciting substances are served.
  • Even if you don't have an app, the screen's probably bright enough for simple late-night navigation.
  • All to-go food taken away for late-night snacks or meals during exam-time crams travels in the reusable containers.
  • Pundits, politicians, late-night comedians-all simplify things.
  • Those oddities are not necessarily the fault of the researchers, who burned much late-night oil to get the huge report done.

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