Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: twilight
IPA transcription: [tw'aɪl,aɪt]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: dusky, twilight(a), twilit
    Meaning: lighted by or as if by twilight; "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"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscle
    Meaning: the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"
  • Synonyms: twilight
    Meaning: the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth
Usage examples
  • Twilight
  • The rosy twilight of boyhood
  • The light was a softened twilight glow.
  • They had broken through a roof and come into a temple of twilight.
  • It was all the same to the cold unmoving twilight that rounded her.
  • Now we have a darkness on which we can paint, an unspoiled twilight.
  • When twilight came, the dog ran out and met the cat in the castle garden.
  • As the twilight began to fall, I sat down on the mossy instep of a spruce.
  • He would sit in the twilight and read a dictionary as long as he could see.