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Definition of "nightcap" []

  • A usually alcoholic drink taken just before bedtime. (noun)
  • Sports & Games The last event in a day's competition, especially the final game in a baseball double-header. (noun)
  • A cloth cap worn especially in bed. (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 "nightcap" in a sentence
  • "This lets out those who might decide to eat an entire lobster after midnight, or anyone whose idea of a nightcap is a belgian waffle."
  • "The nightcap is between teams that climbed as high as second"
  • "My nightcap from the Management was this notice in red ink"