[ UK /mˈɪdnaɪt/ ]
[ US /ˈmɪdˌnaɪt/ ]
[ US /ˈmɪdˌnaɪt/ ]
12 o'clock at night; the middle of the night
young children should not be allowed to stay up until midnight
How To Use midnight In A Sentence
- The rest of the explanation seeps out gradually as midnight melts into the early hours. Times, Sunday Times
- The celebrations proper always begin on the last stroke of midnight.
- The beast was as huge as an aurochs, its glossy midnight mane shining in the sunlight as it pawed the ground restlessly with one forehoof.
- EXPLORE the future with one of my gifted psychics or astrologers any day from 9am to midnight. The Sun
- It still wants half an hour till midnight.
- Hence it became necessary to distinguish one from the other _by name_, and thus the notation from midnight gave rise, as I have remarked in one of my papers on Chaucer, to the English idiomatic phrase "of the clock;" or the reckoning of the clock, commencing at midnight, as distinguished from Roman equinoctial hours, commencing at six o'clock A.M. This was what Ben Jonson was meaning by attainment of majority at _six o'clock_, and not, as PROFESSOR DE M.RGAN supposes, "probably a certain sunrise. Notes and Queries, Number 214, December 3, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.
- She's wearing a print dress, low-cut of course, frilly sleeves, a quarter-inch of makeup, and her hair is dyed midnight black.
- I set the alarm clock for a quarter to midnight, and settled down for a couple of hours sleep.
- All at once the apparent walls of the room turned from a gold color to a black dotted with stars, most like a midnight sky.
- Yes | No | Report from bullshitter wrote 1 week 3 days ago it's midnight and I still can't stop laughing about that lab winning with a stiffie. Best Gun Dog Contest