Definition of vigil
Word usage trends for “vigil”
View usage over:
Translations for 'vigil'
- British English: vigil NOUN
A vigil is a period of time when people remain quietly in a place, especially at night, for example because they are praying or are making a political protest.Protesters are holding a twenty-four hour vigil outside the party headquarters.
Definition of vigil from the Collins English Dictionary
Train like a Scrabble champion
Allan Simmons' 5 tips on learning words.
Join our newsletter
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.