Associations to the word «Evening»


EVENING, noun. The time of the day between dusk and night, when it gets dark.
EVENING, noun. The time of the day between the approximate time of midwinter dusk and midnight (compare afternoon); the period after the end of regular office working hours.
EVENING, noun. (figuratively) A concluding time period; a point in time near the end of something; the beginning of the end of something.
EVENING, verb. Present participle of even
EVENING CICADA, noun. A species of cicada, Tanna japonensis, having a shrill call that can be heard most often in the morning and evening.
EVENING DRESS, noun. (countable) An elegant dress worn by women, especially for social events in the evening, an evening gown.
EVENING DRESS, noun. (uncountable) formal attire worn for evening social events.
EVENING DRESSES, noun. Plural of evening dress
EVENING GLOVE, noun. A ladies formal glove that extends beyond the elbow.
EVENING GOWN, noun. Another term for an evening dress, an elegant dress worn by women.
EVENING GOWNS, noun. Plural of evening gown
EVENING GROSBEAK, noun. Coccothraustes vespertinus, a large finch.
EVENING GROSBEAKS, noun. Plural of evening grosbeak
EVENING GUN, noun. (military) The firing of a gun after the last note of the retreat, signalling the lowering of the flag at sunset; the gun thus fired.
EVENING OUT, noun. Spending the evening away from one's usual residence. The phrase typically implies going to a restaurant, going to watch entertainment, or other types of urban nightlife, starting from about 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and lasting until approximately 11:00 pm or later.
EVENING OUT, verb. Present participle of even out
EVENING PRAYER, noun. (Islam) isha
EVENING PRAYERS, noun. Plural of evening prayer
EVENING PRIMROSE, noun. Various flowering plants of the genus Oenothera or Camissonia, in the family Onagraceae, especially the common evening primrose, Oenothera biennis.
EVENING PRIMROSE OIL, noun. Oil, extracted from the seeds of the evening primrose, used as a complementary medicine (for example, to relieve premenstrual stress)
EVENING STAR, noun. The planet Venus as seen in the western sky in the evening.
EVENING STAR, noun. Less commonly, the planet Mercury as seen in the western sky in the evening.
EVENING STAR, noun. An evening primrose, Oenothera biennis.
EVENING STARS, noun. Plural of evening star
EVENING WRAP, noun. An elegant shawl worn in the evening
EVENING WRAP, noun. The last of a series of news programmes broadcast in the evening

Dictionary definition

EVENING, noun. The latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall); "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake".
EVENING, noun. A later concluding time period; "it was the evening of the Roman Empire".
EVENING, noun. The early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way; "an evening at the opera".

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery