Definition of 'moonlight'
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Work continued despite bright moonlight and the close proximity of the enemy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So it's another moonlight flit and new names all round for the young family in this enjoyable drama. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He couldn't see the beauty of the sunshine or the moonlight and the stars or the blossom in springtime. Christianity Today (2000)A study has shown how the huge animals organise their raids on crop plantations to coincide with nights when moonlight is at a minimum. Times, Sunday Times (2013)People often used to do "moonlight flits' if they couldn't pay the rent. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)It is a beautiful moonlight night; and so mild that I must draw back from your great fire. Emma (1815)JUST now we have bright moonlight nights and sharp blue sunny days. Contrast that with the gloomy days of the previous three weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'moonlight'
British English: moonlight NOUN
Moonlight is the light that comes from the moon at night.
They walked along the road in the moonlight.
British English: moonlight VERB
If someone moonlights, they have a second job in addition to their main job, often without informing their main employers or the tax office.
...an engineer who was moonlighting as a taxi driver.
Definition of moonlight from the Collins English Dictionary
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