Definition of Evenfall

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

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



Definition of Evenfall

1. n. Beginning of evening.

Definition of Evenfall

1. Noun. dusk, twilight ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Evenfall

1. twilight [n -S] - See also: twilight

Lexicographical Neighbors of Evenfall

even off
even out
even skipped
even so
even spacing
even steven
even though
even up
evendown
evene
evened
evener
eveners
evenes
evenest
evenfall (current term)
evenfalls
evenhanded
evenhandedly
evenhandedness
evenhead
evenhood
evenhoods
evenin'
evening
evening-primrose family
evening-snow
evening bag
evening clothes
evening dress

Literary usage of Evenfall

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Monk of Cruta by Edward Phillips Oppenheim (1894)
"... AT THK QUIET evenfall" " Do you know who has taken Major Harcourt's cottage, Mr. de Vaux? " Lady May asked. Paul was silent for a moment . ..."

2. Essential Studies in English by Carolyn M. Robbins, Robert Keable Row (1907)
"At last I heard my mother call Out from the house at evenfall, To call me home to tea. And I must rise and leave my dell, And leave my dimpled water well, ..."

3. The Odyssey by Homer (1903)
"... pleasure took, awaiting evenfall. And now fell evening dusk on them at play. Then to their beds they took their several way Each in his dwelling. ..."

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