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night person (first form 1846+, second 1868+)


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  • Night-owl

    noun, Informal. 1. a person who often stays up late at night; nighthawk. noun 1. (informal) a person who is or prefers to be up and about late at night n. “owl which flies at night,” 1590s; applied since 1846 (American English) to persons who are up or out late at night. Cf. night-hawk, also […]

  • Night palsy

    night palsy n. A temporary numbness and paresis of an extremity caused by its compression during sleep.

  • Night-person

    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+)

  • Night-raven

    noun 1. a bird that cries in the night. noun 1. (poetic) any bird, esp the night heron, that is most active at night

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