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tonight

Syllabification: to·night
Pronunciation: /təˈnīt
 
/

Definition of tonight in English:

adverb

On the present or approaching evening or night: are you doing anything tonight?
More example sentences
  • I am going out on a work night out tonight if any one wants to join me.
  • I plan to play with this after the weekend, as tonight I must get ready for a journey to France.
  • I seem to have been celebrating all weekend but tonight I'll try and save a bit of energy.

noun

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The evening or night of the present day: tonight is a night to remember
More example sentences
  • I left late afternoon to come home and work on sites for tonight's piece.
  • There are some nights which are absolutely lovely, and tonight was one of them.
  • Some flew home on Thursday night, and the last will return to Britain by tonight.

Origin

Old English tō niht, from the preposition to + night. Compare with today and tomorrow.

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