Definition of nuit blanche in English:

nuit blanche

Syllabification: nuit blanche
Pronunciation: /ˌnwē ˈbläNSH

noun (plural nuits blanches pronunc. same)

  • A sleepless night.
    More example sentences
    • Mes nuits blanches brings together over five years of shooting, presented as immense contact sheets that cover the walls of Centre Clark.
    • The food one chooses after a nuit blanche, in that glorious, liberated, will-to power moment before the hangover kicks in is uniquely dramatic.
    • The title of the piece refers to the expression ‘une nuit blanche,’ meaning a sleepless night.


French, literally 'white night'.

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