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nightbird

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Pronunciation: /ˈnʌɪtbəːd
 
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Definition of nightbird in English:

noun

Another term for night owl.
Example sentences
  • Mars-watching is very much an activity for nightbirds.
  • What do you make of our friend here, Anita? A bit of a nightbird, eh?
  • I recall at Jever that he was something of a nightbird and would often be seen in the bar at 2000 hrs when most other 93 Sqn. members were well tucked up in bed.

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