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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 ?
Oh, ye only is it, ye dark, nightly ones, that extract warmth from the shining ones
Thereafter my mother continued to keep me in the old tower, visiting me nightly and lavishing upon me the love the community life would have robbed us both of.
He could have been whatever he turned his agile intellect and his cunning hand to; he had been a schoolmaster and a watch-maker, and I believe an amateur doctor and irregular lawyer; he talked and wrote brilliantly, and he was one of the group that nightly disposed of every manner of theoretical and practical question at the drug-store; it was quite indifferent to him which side he took; what he enjoyed was the mental exercise.
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.
Heavily weighs on me at times the burdensome reflection that I cannot honestly say I am confident as to the exact shape of the once-seen, oft-regretted Cube; and in my nightly visions the mysterious precept, "Upward, not Northward", haunts me like a soul-devouring Sphinx.
The recent hoverings of the Blackfeet about the camp, their nightly prowls and daring and successful marauds, had kept him in a fever and a flutter, like a hawk in a cage who hears his late companions swooping and screaming in wild liberty above him.
Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling, By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore, "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient raven wandering from the Nightly shore -- Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night's Plutonian shore
Then the ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling, By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore, "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient Raven wandering from the Nightly shore-- Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night's Plutonian shore
1859 a vacant dwelling in Vine street, in Cincinnati, became the center of a local excitement because of the strange sights and sounds said to be observed in it nightly.
Sir Pitt lived in private, and boozed nightly with Horrocks, his butler or house- steward (as he now began to be called), and the abandoned Ribbons.
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.