midnight midnight  /ˈmɪd ˌnaɪt/


  • (n) 12 o'clock at night; the middle of the night


  1. A study in lab animals is the first to link the timing of meals to the degree of weight gain, supporting researchers' hunch: midnight snacks are particularly bad for your waistline.
  2. Instead of the muse coming at midnight and humming Some Enchanted Evening into your ear, music was constructed.
  3. Many a citizen wondered what was happening to Jimmy Byrnes's midnight curfew.


  1. ‘Before Midnight’: A Very Long Conversation Has Its Moments

    Ethan Hawke, left, and Julie Delpy arrive at the LA premiere of "Before Midnight" at the Director's Guild of America's Theatre on tuesday, May 21, 2013 in Los Angeles.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Valley News

  2. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Taking Shape as Broadway-Aimed Musical; Alfred Uhry and Rob Ashford Attached

    Hamburger was first brought to the project by Haffner, who produced the well-received A&E documentary "Midnight in Savannah," which took audiences into the real-life world Berendt captured in his book.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Playbill

  3. 'Before Midnight': Couple now less romantic but still facinating

    'Before Midnight': Couple now less romantic but still facinating It is as good a movie as its predecessors, "Before Sunrise" and "Before Sunset," which by now have practically achieved classic status. [...] the question is whether they will stay together, and this makes for an entirely different movie, not just non-romantic but anti-romantic, a movie that can make an audience sad about what ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

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  1. "It looks like we will not reach an agreement and our channels may very well go off the air in Time Warner Cable systems at midnight [Dec. 31]," said Chase Carey, president and chief operating officer of News Corp., in a memo to employees yesterday.
    on Dec 31, 2009 By: Chase Carey Source: Schaeffers Research

  2. "They are wrong. Because Congress failed to act, it will be harder for our government to keep you safe from terrorist attack. At midnight, the attorney general and the director of national intelligence will be stripped of their power to authorize...
    on Feb 16, 2008 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "This midnight rulemaking will tie the hands of the new administration, burden the financial services industry at a time of economic crisis and contradict the stated intent of the Financial Services Committee," the committee's Democratic...
    on Nov 11, 2008 By: Barney Frank Source: CBS News

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