noun Date: 1949 1. overnight bag 2. an overnight trip 3. a person who stays overnight

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  • overnighter — [ō΄vər nīt′ər] n. a small piece of luggage for use on a brief trip …   English World dictionary

  • overnighter — UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈnaɪtə(r)] / US [ˌoʊvərˈnaɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms overnighter : singular overnighter plural overnighters informal a journey lasting one night …   English dictionary

  • overnighter — /oh veuhr nuy teuhr/, n. 1. an overnight stay or trip. 2. a traveler or visitor making an overnight stay. 3. something serving overnight travel, as a special train or an overnight bag. [1955 60; OVERNIGHT + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • overnighter — noun A stay or event that takes place overnight …   Wiktionary

  • overnighter — o|ver|night|er [ ,ouvər naıtər ] noun count INFORMAL a trip lasting one night …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • overnighter — noun a person who stays overnight. ↘N. Amer. an overnight trip or stay …   English new terms dictionary

  • overnighter — noun (C) a bag or small case which holds a few clothes and other things you need for a short trip …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • overnighter — over·night·er …   English syllables

  • overnighter — o•ver•night•er [[t]ˌoʊ vərˈnaɪ tər[/t]] n. 1) his overnight 9) 2) his a person making an overnight stay 3) his something serving overnight travel, as a special train or an overnight bag • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • overnighter — n. 1 a person who stops at a place overnight. 2 an overnight bag …   Useful english dictionary

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