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Definition of "sundown" [sun•down]

  • The time of sunset. (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 "sundown" in a sentence
  • "A classic stroll at sundown is along the malecón, which stretches for miles along the Gulf of Mexico to the outlying suburbs."
  • "Yes | No | Report from Reid Jones wrote 39 weeks 2 hours ago people that take shots after dark during deer season. it's obviously 20 minutes past sundown, which is VERY illegal, and i'm still hearing gun shots every so often. ticks me off how people are stupid like that. another deer hunting one, i hate sooners! if you can't wait to hunt in the legal time, you shouldn't be hunting at all."
  • "But then what firefighters and what Kara was reporting was right before the sunsets we get what's known as sundown winds or sundowner winds, and that happens because we get a decrease in relatively humidity with a rise in temperature at the end of the day."