Definition of Lights-out

1. Noun. A prescribed bedtime.

Group relationships: Dark, Night, Nighttime
Generic synonyms: Bedtime

2. Noun. (military) signal to turn the lights out.
Exact synonyms: Taps
Generic synonyms: Bugle Call
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine

Definition of Lights-out

1. Noun. The time at night at which artificial lights are to be turned off, a curfew or bedtime. ¹

2. Noun. The prescribed bedtime for persons living in a boarding school or staying in a hospital. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lights-out

lightninged
lightninging
lightninglike
lightnings
lightpen
lightpens
lightplane
lightplanes
lightproof
lightray
lightrays
lightroom
lightrooms
lights
lights, camera, action
lights-out (current term)
lights out
lights up
lightsaber
lightsabers
lightsabre
lightsabres
lightshift
lightshifts
lightship
lightships
lightsome
lightsomely
lightsomeness
lightsomenesses

Literary usage of Lights-out

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1. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1906)
"But it is pathetic and chilling to see men arrive with their lights out, already in the darkness, already in the desolation which is the doom of those who ..."

2. The Annual Library Index edited by William Isaac Fletcher, Helen Elizabeth Haines (1906)
"R. 15 : BEYERLEIN, FRANZ A. Lights out. (M. Beer- bohm) Sat. — R. 100: 553-4(). BEYLE, MARIE HENRI. (Count Lützow) No. ..."

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