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Definition of "daylight" []

  • The light of day; sunlight. (noun)
  • Daybreak. (noun)
  • Daytime. (noun)
  • Exposure to public notice: corrupt business practices that were finally brought into the daylight. (noun)
  • Understanding or insight into what was formerly obscure: new evidence that gave the researchers some daylight into the matter. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "daylight" in a sentence
  • "The phrase "daylight robbery" is said to have emanated from this period."
  • "TBTAM said ... socks - Totally agree wy they can't make laptop screens visible in daylight is beyond me."
  • "To fly with such a burden in daylight is simply to court disaster."