Definitions for twilight

Definitions for (noun) twilight

Main entry: twilight

Definition: the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth

Main entry: twilight

Definition: a condition of decline following successes

Usage: in the twilight of the empire

Main entry: twilight, fall, evenfall, gloam, gloaming, dusk, crepuscle, crepuscule, nightfall

Definition: the time of day immediately following sunset

Usage: he loved the twilight; they finished before the fall of night

Definitions for (adj) twilight

Main entry: twilight, twilit, dusky

Definition: lighted by or as if by twilight

Usage: The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn-Henry Fielding; the twilight glow of the sky; a boat on a twilit river

Visual thesaurus for twilight