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American English: /ˈkændlˌlaɪt/
British English: /ˈkand(ə)llʌɪt/


  • by candlelight
    a la luz de una vela/de las velas
    Example sentences
    • The atmosphere is bound to get you into the Christmas mood as the venue will be lit by candlelight for the concert.
    • There was no sound of movement in the house as he climbed slowly down two flights of stairs, also lit by candlelight, to the ground floor.
    • There was no glass in the windows, no electricity or candlelight, nothing but the brilliant stars.
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