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moon·light

 (mo͞on′līt′)
n.
The light reflected from the surface of the moon.
intr.v. moon·light·ed, moon·light·ing, moon·lights Informal
To work at another job, often at night, in addition to one's full-time job.

moon′light′er n.

moonlight

(ˈmuːnˌlaɪt)
n
1. (Astronomy) Also called: moonshine light from the sun received on earth after reflection by the moon
2. (Astronomy) (modifier) illuminated by the moon: a moonlight walk.
3. short for moonlight flit
vb, -lights, -lighting or -lighted
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) (intr) informal to work at a secondary job, esp at night, and often illegitimately
ˈmoonˌlighter n

moon•light

(ˈmunˌlaɪt)

n.
1. the light of the moon.
v.i.
2. to work at an additional job after one's regular, full-time employment, as at night.
[1325–75; Middle English monelight]
moon′light`er, n.

moonlight


Past participle: moonlighted
Gerund: moonlighting

Imperative
moonlight
moonlight
Present
I moonlight
you moonlight
he/she/it moonlights
we moonlight
you moonlight
they moonlight
Preterite
I moonlighted
you moonlighted
he/she/it moonlighted
we moonlighted
you moonlighted
they moonlighted
Present Continuous
I am moonlighting
you are moonlighting
he/she/it is moonlighting
we are moonlighting
you are moonlighting
they are moonlighting
Present Perfect
I have moonlighted
you have moonlighted
he/she/it has moonlighted
we have moonlighted
you have moonlighted
they have moonlighted
Past Continuous
I was moonlighting
you were moonlighting
he/she/it was moonlighting
we were moonlighting
you were moonlighting
they were moonlighting
Past Perfect
I had moonlighted
you had moonlighted
he/she/it had moonlighted
we had moonlighted
you had moonlighted
they had moonlighted
Future
I will moonlight
you will moonlight
he/she/it will moonlight
we will moonlight
you will moonlight
they will moonlight
Future Perfect
I will have moonlighted
you will have moonlighted
he/she/it will have moonlighted
we will have moonlighted
you will have moonlighted
they will have moonlighted
Future Continuous
I will be moonlighting
you will be moonlighting
he/she/it will be moonlighting
we will be moonlighting
you will be moonlighting
they will be moonlighting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been moonlighting
you have been moonlighting
he/she/it has been moonlighting
we have been moonlighting
you have been moonlighting
they have been moonlighting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been moonlighting
you will have been moonlighting
he/she/it will have been moonlighting
we will have been moonlighting
you will have been moonlighting
they will have been moonlighting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been moonlighting
you had been moonlighting
he/she/it had been moonlighting
we had been moonlighting
you had been moonlighting
they had been moonlighting
Conditional
I would moonlight
you would moonlight
he/she/it would moonlight
we would moonlight
you would moonlight
they would moonlight
Past Conditional
I would have moonlighted
you would have moonlighted
he/she/it would have moonlighted
we would have moonlighted
you would have moonlighted
they would have moonlighted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moonlight - the light of the Moonmoonlight - the light of the Moon; "moonlight is the smuggler's enemy"; "the Moon was bright enough to read by"
light, visible light, visible radiation - (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"
moon ray, moonbeam, moon-ray - a ray of moonlight
Verb1.moonlight - work a second job, usually after hours; "The law student is moonlighting as a taxi driver"
do work, work - be employed; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"
Translations
ضَوء القَمَريَعْمَلُ في وَظيفَةٍ ثانِيَه
měsíční svitmít druhé zaměstnání
måneskinmåneskins-
kuunvalokuutamokuutamoinen
holdfényholdvilágmásodállást vállal
tunglsljós
mesačný svitpracovať v druhom zamestnanírobiť fušky
mesečina
extraknäcka
Ay ışığıgece ikinci bir iş yapmakmehtap

moonlight

[ˈmuːnlaɪt]
A. Nluz f de la luna
by moonlight; in the moonlighta la luz de la luna
B. VIpracticar el pluriempleo
he moonlights as a taxi driveren sus ratos libres trabaja de taxista
C. CPD moonlight flit N (Brit) → mudanza f a la chita callando
to do a moonlight flitlargarse a la chita callando

moonlight

[ˈmuːnlaɪt]
nclair m de lune
in the moonlight → au clair de lune
vitravailler au noir pour compléter ses ressources
She moonlighted as a waitress → Elle travaillait au noir comme serveuse pour compléter ses ressources.

moonlight

[ˈmuːnˌlaɪt]
1. nchiaro di luna
in the moonlight → al chiaro di luna
2. vi (fam) → fare del lavoro nero
3. adj (walk) → al chiaro di luna
to do a moonlight flit (Brit) (fam) traslocare di notte per non pagare l'affitto

moon

(muːn) noun
1. the heavenly body that moves once round the earth in a month and reflects light from the sun. The moon was shining brightly; Spacemen landed on the moon.
2. any of the similar bodies moving round the other planets. the moons of Jupiter.
ˈmoonless adjective
(of a night) dark and having no moonlight.
ˈmoonbeam noun
a beam of light reflected from the moon.
ˈmoonlight noun, adjective
(made with the help of) the light reflected by the moon. The sea looked silver in the moonlight; a moonlight raid.
verb
to work at a second job, often at night, in addition to one's regular job. He earns so little that he has to moonlight.
moonlighting noun
ˈmoonlit adjective
lit by the moon. a moonlit hillside.
moon about/around
to wander around as if dazed, eg because one is in love.
References in classic literature ?
It came downstairs as I went up," said the trooper, "and crossed the moonlighted window with a loose black mantle on; I noticed a deep fringe to it.
16) Similarly, we create a dummy variable indicative of whether the respondent moonlighted, which we define as holding more than one job simultaneously for longer than 1 wk.
Jeena Deep, a 32-year old Lebanese, said she moonlighted before she got married.