nightspot


nightspot
nightspot (n.) also night spot, "nightclub," 1936, from NIGHT (Cf. night) (n.) + SPOT (Cf. spot) (n.) "place."

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

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  • nightspot — ► NOUN informal ▪ a nightclub …   English terms dictionary

  • nightspot — ☆ nightspot [nīt′spät΄ ] n. informal var. of NIGHTCLUB …   English World dictionary

  • nightspot — [[t]na͟ɪtspɒt[/t]] nightspots N COUNT A nightspot is a nightclub. [INFORMAL] ...Harlem s most famous nightspot, the Cotton Club …   English dictionary

  • nightspot — UK [ˈnaɪtˌspɒt] / US [ˈnaɪtˌspɑt] noun [countable] Word forms nightspot : singular nightspot plural nightspots informal a nightclub …   English dictionary

  • nightspot — noun An establishment that is open late at night, especially one that provides entertainment, such as a nightclub We went to a nightspot where the lights were low …   Wiktionary

  • nightspot — noun Date: 1933 nightclub …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nightspot — /nuyt spot /, n. a nightclub. [1935 40; NIGHT + SPOT] * * * …   Universalium

  • nightspot — night|spot [ naıt,spat ] noun count INFORMAL a NIGHTCLUB …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nightspot — n. night club, place for eating drinking and entertainment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nightspot — noun informal a nightclub …   English new terms dictionary


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