midnight: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mid'nīt"), [key]
— n.
  1. the middle of the night; twelve o'clock at night.
  1. of or pertaining to midnight.
  2. resembling midnight, as in darkness.
  3. to study or work far into the night: After months of burning the midnight oil, he really needed a vacation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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