moonlight, moonshine, Moon(verb)
the light of the Moon
"moonlight is the smuggler's enemy"; "the Moon was bright enough to read by"
work a second job, usually after hours
"The law student is moonlighting as a taxi driver"
To work at a second job in addition to one's main occupation; -- often done at night, hence the word.
The light reflected from the moon.
Illuminated by the light from the moon.
To work at a secondary job, often in the evening or during the night. In American English, simply secondary employment, but in British English implying working secretly (i.e., not paying tax on the extra money earned).
Moonlight consists of mostly sunlight (with little earthlight) reflected from the parts of the Moon's surface where the Sun's light strikes.
the light of the moon
occurring during or by moonlight; characterized by moonlight
Moonlight is the light that reaches Earth from the Moon, consisting mostly of sunlight, with some starlight and earthlight reflected from those portions of its surface which the Sun's light strikes.
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The numerical value of moonlight in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of moonlight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of moonlight in a Sentence
If there is moonlight outside, don’t stay inside! If there is candle inside, don’t stay outside! Moments of romanticism are too valuable to be missed!
While bills are being brought into the House of Commons to regulate every thing, from the sweeps crying "sweep," to "emancipation, vote by ballot, and free trade," is there no county member whose "time and talents'' are devoted to "domestic policy," who will bring in a bill "for the better regulation of the marriage ceremony," and put the canonical hours later in the day ? at all events, could there not be a special clause in favour of London ? A spring morning there is the very reverse of Thomson's description ; for "delicious mildness" read "a cutting east wind;" and for "veiled in roses" substitute "smoke and fog." The streets are given up to the necessities of life — to the milkman with his cans, the butcher with his tray, the baker with his basket ; all belong to the material portion of existence. Now, marriage is (or ought to be) an affair of affections, sentiments, &c. The legislature ought to give it the full benefit of moonlight and wax-candles.
Encourage your child to moonlight, there are all different ways to bring in extra income, like house-sitting, babysitting, dog-sitting, yard work, bartending, hostess and catering events.
The beauty of the moonlight has no meaning for the bats and for the unfeeling minds!
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
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Translations for moonlight
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- llum de llunaCatalan, Valencian
- měsíční svitCzech
- golau lleuad, lloerganWelsh
- nebenher noch schwarz arbeiten, Mondlicht, eine Nebenbeschäftigung ausübenGerman
- luz de la lunaSpanish
- haltuurat tegemaEstonian
- kuutamoinen, kuutamo, kuunvaloFinnish
- clair de luneFrench
- चन्द्रिका, चांदनीHindi
- holdfény, holdvilágHungarian
- sinar bulanIndonesian
- chiaro di lunaItalian
- אוֹר הַלְבָנָהHebrew
- 달빛, 월광Korean
- ahoroa, atarauMāori
- zwartwerken, maanlichtDutch
- måneskinNorwegian Nynorsk
- światło księżycaPolish
- luar, [[fazer]] [[bico]]Portuguese
- lumină de lună, lumina luniiRomanian
- халтурить, шабашничать, подрабатывать, лунный светRussian
- månsken, månljus, extraknäckaSwedish
- ay ışığıTurkish
- місячне світлоUkrainian
- ánh trăngVietnamese
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