twilight

Definition of twilight

adjective:

  • lighted by or as if by twilight; -Henry Fielding; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn", "the twilight glow of the sky", "a boat on a twilit river". Synonyms: dusky, twilit.

noun:

  • the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight", "they finished before the fall of night". Synonyms: crepuscle, crepuscule, dusk, evenfall, fall, gloam, gloaming, nightfall.
  • the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth.
  • a condition of decline following successes; "in the twilight of the empire".

Related words

night.

Rhymes with twilight

acolyte, airtight, ammonite, andesite, anorthite, anthracite, apartheid, apatite, appetite, backbite, bentonite, biotite, birthright, bullfight, calcite, campsite, canaanite, candlelight, carmelite, cartwright.

Start with twilight

twilights.

More information about twilight

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • twilight is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 15 points
  • twilight is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 15 points
  • twilight is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 16 points
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