night-time for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD also night time
uncountable noun [oft N n]
Night-time is the period of time between when it gets dark and when the sun rises. ⇒ They wanted someone responsible to look after the place at night-time. ⇒ A twelve hour night time curfew is in force.
The dog did nothing in the night-time , SherlockHolmes had pointed out.Tapply, William G FOLLOW THE SHARKSThe title Girls and the City appeared over a beautiful night-time shot of Dublin, and Holly became nervous.Cecelia Ahern 2004 PS, I LOVE YOUI wasn't that upset by the night-time storms, which I slept through anyway.Robert Wilson BLOOD IS DIRT