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night-night

[interj. nahyt-nahyt, -nahyt; adv. nahyt-nahyt] /interj. ˈnaɪtˈnaɪt, -ˌnaɪt; adv. ˈnaɪtˌnaɪt/
interjection
1.
Informal. good night.
Idioms
2.
go night-night, Baby Talk. to go to bed or to sleep.
Origin of night-night
1895-1900
1895-1900
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Examples from the Web for night-night
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  • And ''night-night' and 'daddy' were two-year-old language to Jim.

  • night-night, echoed Ted, as he wiggled his fingers in a funny fashion at Trouble.

    The Curlytops at Silver Lake Howard Roger Garis
  • "Just a little peep at dainty Miss Mission, to say night-night," he smiled, unfastening the catch on the chronometer case.

    Gold Out of Celebes Aylward Edward Dingle
British Dictionary definitions for night-night

night-night

sentence substitute
1.
an informal word for good night
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Word Origin and History for night-night

nursery talk, "good-night," 1896; form nighty-night is attested from 1876.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for night-night

night-night

interjection

An amiable parting salutation at night (1896+)

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