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So there is a small cohort of officers who like it, who opt for the graveyard shift.

So when you come out of the academy, go through your field training, you then get assigned to whatever shift needs you, and that’s predominantly the graveyard shift.

Some days I was too exhausted after working a graveyard shift to get to class.

From Fortune

A man took the bus home from the graveyard shift, bone-tired but dreaming big dreams for his son.

After several rounds of unemployment he secured—with gratitude—a graveyard shift as a private guard at a nuclear-waste site.

Not once had she hesitated or turned from the beaten trail, but she had gone down after the graveyard shift.

Another time as the graveyard shift came to the surface the men noticed a peculiar wavering light in the sky.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to graveyard shift, such as: 3rd shift, anchor watch, dogwatch, graveyard watch, lobster shift, and sunrise watch.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.