Definition of Nightfall

1. Noun. The time of day immediately following sunset. "They finished before the fall of night"

Exact synonyms: Crepuscle, Crepuscule, Dusk, Evenfall, Fall, Gloam, Gloaming, Twilight
Group relationships: Eve, Even, Evening, Eventide
Specialized synonyms: Night
Generic synonyms: Hour, Time Of Day
Derivative terms: Crepuscular, Crepuscular, Dusky



Definition of Nightfall

1. n. The close of the day.

Definition of Nightfall

1. Noun. The close of the day; the coming of night. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nightfall

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nightfall

nightclubbers
nightclubbing
nightclubby
nightclublike
nightclubs
nightcrawler
nightcrawlers
nightdream
nightdreaming
nightdreams
nightdress
nightdressed
nightdresses
nighted
nightertale
nightfall (current term)
nightfalls
nightgear
nightglow
nightglows
nightgown
nightgowned
nightgowns
nightguard
nighthawk
nighthawker
nighthawkers
nighthawking
nighthawks
nightie

Literary usage of Nightfall

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1. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"LONDON nightfall I saw the shapes that stood upon the clouds: And they were tiger-breasted, shot with light, And all of them, lifting long trumpets together ..."

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