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night·ly

 (nīt′lē)
adj.
1. Of or occurring during the night; nocturnal: the cat's nightly prowl.
2. Happening or done every night: the physician's nightly rounds.

night′ly adv.

nightly

(ˈnaɪtlɪ)
adj
1. happening or relating to each night
2. happening at night
adv
at night or each night

night•ly

(ˈnaɪt li)

adj.
1. coming or occurring each night or at night.
2. appearing or active at night.
3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of night.
adv.
4. on every night: performances given nightly.
5. at or by night.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English nihtlīc]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nightly - happening every night; "nightly television now goes on until 3:00 or 4:00 a.m."
periodic, periodical - happening or recurring at regular intervals; "the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust"
Adv.1.nightly - at the end of each day; "she checks on her roses nightly"

nightly

adjective
1. nocturnal, night-time One of the nurses came by on her nightly rounds.
adverb
1. every night, nights (informal), each night, night after night She had prayed nightly for his safe return.

nightly

adjective
Of or occurring during the night:
Translations
لَيْلي
každonočněkaždonoční
hver nat
éjszakánként
á hverri nóttu; á hverju kvöldi
každú noc
nočen
her gece

nightly

[ˈnaɪtlɪ]
A. ADVtodas las noches
B. ADJde noche, nocturno; (regular) → de todas las noches

nightly

[ˈnaɪtli]
adj [news] → du soir
Air raids were a nightly occurrence → Les attaques aériennes se reproduisaient chaque nuit.
on a nightly basis (= every evening) → tous les soirs (= every night) → toutes les nuits
adv (= every night) → chaque nuit (= every evening) → chaque soir

nightly

adj (= every night)(all)nächtlich; (= every evening)(all)abendlich; nightly performances (Theat) → allabendliche Vorstellung; the nightly television newsdie Abendnachrichten im Fernsehen
adv (= every night)jede Nacht; (= every evening)jeden Abend; performances nightlyjeden Abend Vorstellung; three performances nightlyjeden Abend drei Vorstellungen; twice nightlyzweimal pro Abend

nightly

[ˈnaɪtlɪ]
1. advogni notte, tutte le notti; (evening) → ogni sera, tutte le sere
2. adjdi ogni notte, di tutte le notti; (evening) → di ogni sera, di tutte le sere; (by night) → notturno/a

night

(nait) noun
1. the period from sunset to sunrise. We sleep at night; They talked all night (long); He travelled by night and rested during the day; The days were warm and the nights were cool; (also adjective) He is doing night work.
2. the time of darkness. In the Arctic in winter, night lasts for twenty-four hours out of twenty-four.
ˈnightly adjective, adverb
every night. a nightly news programme; He goes there nightly.
ˈnight-club noun
a club open at night for drinking, dancing, entertainment etc.
ˈnightdress, ˈnightgown noun
a garment for wearing in bed.
ˈnightfall noun
the beginning of night; dusk.
ˈnightmare noun
a frightening dream. I had a nightmare about being strangled.
ˈnightmarish adjective
ˈnight-school noun
(a place providing) educational classes held in the evenings for people who are at work during the day.
ˈnight shift
1. (a period of) work during the night. He's on (the) night shift this week.
2. the people who work during this period. We met the night shift leaving the factory.
ˈnight-time noun
the time when it is night. Owls are usually seen at night-time.
ˌnight-ˈwatchman noun
a person who looks after a building etc during the night.
References in classic literature ?
The flour pan in which their daily bread was mixed stood on the rude table side by side with the "prospecting pans," half full of gold washed up from their morning's work; the front windows of the newer tenements looked upon the one single thoroughfare, but the back door opened upon the uncleared wilderness, still haunted by the misshapen bulk of bear or the nightly gliding of catamount.
But the nightly moonshine interwove itself with the morning mist, and enveloped him as in a robe, which he hugged about his person, and seldom let realities pierce through; he was not often quite awake, but slept open-eyed, and perhaps fancied himself most dreaming then.
Indeed, certain of the most authentic historians of those parts, who have been careful in collecting and collating the floating facts concerning this spectre, allege that the body of the trooper having been buried in the churchyard, the ghost rides forth to the scene of battle in nightly quest of his head, and that the rushing speed with which he sometimes passes along the Hollow, like a midnight blast, is owing to his being belated, and in a hurry to get back to the churchyard before daybreak.
Below to thy nightly grave; where such as ye sleep between shrouds, to use ye to the filling one at last.
for taps is the soldier's nightly release from duty, and farewell: plaintive, sweet, pathetic, for the morning is never sure, for him; always it is possible that he is hearing it for the last time.
Tradition says that during several centuries the spirit of the unfortunate girl sang nightly from the cave at midnight, but the music carried no curse with it; and although many listened for the mysterious sounds, few were favored, since only those could hear them who had never failed in a trust.
He never knew that Sid lay nightly watching, and frequently slipped the bandage free and then leaned on his elbow listening a good while at a time, and afterward slipped the bandage back to its place again.
Proceeding into the Castle again, we found the Aged heating the poker, with expectant eyes, as a preliminary to the performance of this great nightly ceremony.
With these in troop Came ASTORETH, whom the PHOENICIANS call'd ASTARTE, Queen of Heav'n, with crescent Horns; To whose bright Image nightly by the Moon SIDONIAN Virgins paid their Vows and Songs, In SION also not unsung, where stood Her Temple on th' offensive Mountain, built By that uxorious King, whose heart though large, Beguil'd by fair Idolatresses, fell To Idols foul.
This castle, for ten years, has opened to no priest save the debauched Norman chaplain who partook the nightly revels of Front-de-B
He did not know what to say in the presence of this candid and perfect faith in a genius who came down nightly from Heaven to haunt the dressing-rooms at the Opera.
Rikki-tikki was too well bred to bite or scratch, but as soon as Teddy was asleep he went off for his nightly walk round the house, and in the dark he ran up against Chuchundra, the musk-rat, creeping around by the wall.