Definition of watchnight in English:
A religious service held on New Year’s Eve or Christmas Eve.
- It is marked by special watchnight services at the Christian church and children singing carols.
- Each December 31st we used to have a watchnight service in the Argentinian town in which I spent my childhood.
- There will be the usual short watchnight service at 11.40 pm on Friday December 31st followed by ringing in of the New Year and refreshments.
Definition of watchnight in:
- US English dictionary
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