Synonyms for daylight
Antonyms for daylight
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DAYLIGHT
It was still daylight, and the door of the next dwelling was open.
About daylight I reached a forest in which I could conceal myself during the day.
It is a painful truth that by daylight he was ashamed of his part of the transaction.
Here was her old friend and neighbor asking to take her out for a daylight ride.
There is little time for pleasant talk on a farm while daylight lasts.
She was exhausted, and rose up hastily, surprised that daylight had come.
They had no mind to be surprised by daylight, away from their hills.
The light was daylight, but it was inadequate, as though charged with mist.
They commenced their journey before daylight the following morning.
You are too fond of living in the broad daylight, and gathering flowers.
c.1300 (as two words from mid-12c., daies liht), from day + light (n.); its figurative sense of "clearly visible open space between two things" (1820) has been used in references to boats in a race, U.S. football running backs avoiding opposing tackles, a rider and a saddle, and the rim of a glass and the surface of the liquor. The (living) daylights that you beat out of someone were originally slang for "the eyes" (1752), extended figuratively to the vital senses.
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