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tonight

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English tōniht.

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AdverbEdit

tonight (not comparable)

  1. During the night following the current day.
    I want to party tonight!
    I had a wonderful time with you tonight.
  2. (obsolete) Last night.
    • 1596, William Shakespeare, The Life and Death of King John, IV. ii. 165:
      Besides, I met Lord Bigot and Lord Salisbury, / With eyes as red as new-enkindled fire, / And others more, going to seek the grave / Of Arthur, whom they say is killed to-night / On your suggestion.
    • 1599, William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, III. iii. 1:
      I dreamt tonight that I did feast with Caesar, / And things unluckily charge my fantasy;

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NounEdit

tonight (plural tonights)

  1. The nighttime of the current day or date; this night.
    Tonight is the night.
    I have high hopes for tonight.

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