the light of the moon.
pertaining to moonlight.
illuminated by moonlight.
occurring by moonlight, or at night.
verb (used without object), moonlighted, moonlighting.
to work at an additional job after one's regular, full-time employment, as at night.

1325–75; 1950–55 for def 5; Middle English monelight

moonlighter, noun Unabridged
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moonlight (ˈmuːnˌlaɪt)
1.  Also called: moonshine light from the sun received on earth after reflection by the moon
2.  (modifier) illuminated by the moon: a moonlight walk
3.  short for moonlight flit
vb , -lights, -lighting, -lighted
4.  informal (intr) to work at a secondary job, esp at night, and often illegitimately

moonlighting (ˈmuːnˌlaɪtɪŋ)
1.  working at a secondary job
2.  (in 19th-century Ireland) the carrying out of cattle-maiming, murders, etc, during the night in protest against the land-tenure system

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Part of Speech:  n
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Word Origin & History

"hold a second job, especially at night," 1957 (implied in moonlighting), from moonlighter (1954), from the notion of working by the light of the moon. Related: Moonlighting. Earlier the word had been used to mean "commit crimes at night" (1882). The noun meaning "light of the moon" is attested from
mid-14c. Moonlit (1830) is first attested in Tennyson.
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Example sentences
It's a glorified toy built by middle-aged hobbyists moonlighting as rocket
Whether on a film shoot or moonlighting in the driver's seat of a bank robber's
  getaway car, he remains taciturn.
If you're smart, you'll loop in your boss before doing any moonlighting.
Most of the dark ones have red eyes, as if they are on their evil superhero
  moonlighting jobs.
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