all-night


all-night
adjective Date: 1886 1. lasting throughout the night <
an all-night poker game
>
2. open throughout the night <
an all-night diner
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • All Night — Infobox Film name = All Night director = Paul Powell producer = Bluebird Photoplays/Universal writer = Edgar Franklin Fred Myton starring = Rudolph Valentino Carmel Myers Charles Dorian Mary Warren William Dyer distributor = Universal Films… …   Wikipedia

  • all-night — UK / US adjective [only before noun] 1) an all night shop, restaurant, bus service etc continues to operate for the whole night all night supermarket shopping 2) an all night party, meeting etc continues until the next morning an all night vigil… …   English dictionary

  • all-night — /awl nuyt /, adj. 1. taking up, extending through, or occurring continually during an entire night; nightlong: an all night vigil. 2. open all night, as for business; providing services, accommodations, etc., at all hours of the night: an all… …   Universalium

  • all-night — /ˈɔl naɪt/ (say awl nuyt) adjective 1. in operation throughout the night; open all night. 2. continuing all night. –all nighter, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • ˌall-ˈnight — adj continuing or available for the whole night an all night party[/ex] an all night restaurant[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • all-night·er — /ˈɑːlˈnaıtɚ/ noun, pl ers [count] informal : a night during which someone works on something instead of sleeping I have to finish this by morning, so I guess tonight will be another all nighter. He pulled an all nighter [=he stayed up all night]… …   Useful english dictionary


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