What does Tonight mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tonightadverb

    the present or immediately coming night

  2. tonight, this evening, this nightadverb

    during the night of the present day

    "drop by tonight"


  1. tonightnoun

    The nighttime of the current day or date; this night.

  2. tonightadverb

    During the current day's nighttime.

  3. Etymology: From toniht.


  1. Tonight

    Tonight (Korean: 투나잇; Revised Romanization: Toonait) is a song by South Korean boy group Big Bang released on February 23, 2011 through YG Entertainment as the only single from the quintet's fourth extended play of the same name after a two-year hiatus. Written by members G-Dragon and T. O. P, the song peaked at number one on the Gaon Music Chart, and become one of the best-performing singles of 2011 in their home country.


  1. tonight

    Tonight refers to the current or ensuing evening, typically from the present day until midnight or until one goes to sleep. It is used to indicate events, activities, or plans that are happening or scheduled to occur during the evening hours of the same day.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tonightadverb

    on this present or coming night

  2. Tonightadverb

    on the last night past

  3. Tonightnoun

    the present or the coming night; the night after the present day


  1. Tonight

    Tonight is the sixteenth studio album by David Bowie, released in 1984. Bowie described the album, released immediately after his previous album's tour wrapped up, as an effort to "keep my hand in, so to speak," and to retain the new audience that he had recently acquired. The album reached number one in the UK album charts in October 1984.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tonight' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1977

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tonight' in Written Corpus Frequency: #498

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tonight' in Adverbs Frequency: #140

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tonight in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tonight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Tonight in a Sentence

  1. Terrence Ross:

    Everybody was just going extreme tonight. We were playing with a lot of energy, a lot of hustle, any time you play like that, you're going to give yourself a good chance.

  2. Patty Mills:

    We missed a lot of shots, obviously, the mistakes we made tonight are mistakes we don't normally make. In the second half, we gave ourselves a chance, but we just couldn't come through down the stretch. Ellis hit some big shots. It seems like he does that against us no matter who he is playing for.

  3. Simone Biles:

    I'm pretty pleased because that's how I train beam and it finally felt good to go out there and hit a beam routine... because I feel like every time... I just bomb it, overall, I still feel like I could do better. My goal going into tonight was to not be great, just to do well. I feel like I accomplished that and made it into finals. Yay!

  4. Interim Police Chief Mike Ake:

    I send my thoughts to anyone who was injured in tonight's event and am committed to our Department's full cooperation in the independent investigation and to assess the actions of the department's response during the incident.

  5. Bob Myers:

    Kevin Durant was cleared to play tonight ; that was a collaborative decision, i don't believe there's anybody to blame, but I understand in this world and if you have to, you can blame me. I run our basketball operations department.

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