night palsy n.
A temporary numbness and paresis of an extremity caused by its compression during sleep.
noun 1. a person who prefers to stay up late or who functions best during the nighttime hours. noun phrase One of the night people: She’s a night person, never gets up before the afternoon (1950s+)
noun 1. a bird that cries in the night. noun 1. (poetic) any bird, esp the night heron, that is most active at night
[nahyt-rahy-der] /ˈnaɪtˌraɪ dər/ noun 1. one of a band of mounted men, especially in the southern U.S. during Reconstruction, who committed nocturnal acts of violence and intimidation against blacks and black sympathizers. /ˈnaɪtˌraɪdə/ noun 1. a member of a band of mounted and usually masked White people in the southern US who carried out acts […]
noun 1. . noun 1. (US & Canadian) a loose dress worn in bed by women Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) nightdress