Definition of Moonlighter

1. Noun. A person who holds a second job (usually after hours).

Generic synonyms: Worker
Derivative terms: Moonlight



Definition of Moonlighter

1. n. One who follows an occupation or pastime by moonlight;

Definition of Moonlighter

1. Noun. A person who moonlights. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moonlighter

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moonlighter

mooniest
moonily
mooniness
mooninesses
mooning
moonings
moonish
moonishly
moonless
moonlessly
moonlessness
moonlet
moonlets
moonlight
moonlighted
moonlighter (current term)
moonlighters
moonlighting
moonlights
moonlike
moonling
moonlings
moonlit
moonly
moonpool
moonpools
moonport
moonports
moonquake
moonquakes

Literary usage of Moonlighter

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1. Palmer's Index to "The Times" Newspaper (1885)
"Cork Steam Packet Company, tlie Threat | moonlighter-' Attack on a Man named to Bo\ eott. .... moonlighter ..."

2. Diary of the Parnell Commission by John Macdonald (1890)
"Tobin also gave a rapid matter-of fact statement of the oath he took as a moonlighter—to be "true to my ..."

3. The Badminton Magazine of Sports & Pastimes edited by Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1899)
"In what relative positions Bernard and his steed alighted was to us a matter of conjecture; when we caught sight of them again, moonlighter was running away ..."

4. Parnellism and Crime by James Hannen Hannen (1889)
"Were all the people in this district so much in sympathy with this moonlighter that they would not listen to you ?—The people seemed to be very angry. ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Same as moonlit. moonlighter (mon'li'ter), n. 1. A member of one of the organized bands ... 1. Systematic agrarian outrages in Ireland. See moonlighter.— 2. ..."

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