Meaning of nightcap


Pronunciation: (nīt'kap"), [key]
— n.
  1. an alcoholic drink taken at bedtime or at the end of a festive evening.
  2. a cap for the head, intended primarily to be worn in bed.
  3. the last event of the program for the day, esp. the second game of a doubleheader in baseball or the last race of the day in horse racing.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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