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See definition of nightcap on Dictionary.com
  • as inafter-dinner drink
  • as insleeping pill
  • as instirrup cup

synonyms for nightcap

  • dessert wine
  • digestif
  • sedative
  • barbiturate
  • benzodiazepine
  • bromide
  • hypnotic
  • sedative-hypnotic
  • sleeping tablet
  • soporific

antonyms for nightcap

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  • aperitif
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      How to use nightcap in a sentence

      Alcohol also increases your likelihood of a noisy night, so try to avoid a nightcap before bed.
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      In the nightcap, however, the chant was audible in the first half and grew more intense in the second.
      WITH MEXICO IN CONCACAF NATIONS LEAGUE, SOCCER AGAIN CONFRONTS HOMOPHOBIC SLUR AT MATCHESSTEVEN GOFFJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
      In the nightcap, the Nats’ bullpen inherited a 2-1 lead with nine outs needed but imploded for a 6-2 loss.
      FOR THE NATS TO HAVE HOPE, THEY NEED MORE FROM SOTO, STRASBURG AND CORBINTHOMAS M. BOSWELLMAY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
      Hernandez, a 33-year-old rookie who defected from Cuba in 2015, pinch-hit in the nightcap.
      FOR NATIONALS’ REPLACEMENT PLAYERS, A RARE AND WEIRD OPPORTUNITYJESSE DOUGHERTYAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
      Yet the nightcap provided an even more spot-on product as one of the season’s best bounce-back stories continued.
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      Mrs. Biggs opened her window cautiously, and thrust out her head, minus her false hair, and enveloped in a cotton nightcap.
      THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
      Only first exchange that nightcap for some more appropriate covering, or we shall be taken for madmen.
      OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
      When the guests are well emptied of theology, everyone takes his nightcap—the signal for breaking up.
      FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
      The nightcap is generally the little whisky left in the decanter; to do it honour, it is taken neat.
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      He wore a nightcap with a tassel, and for days never left his room, occasionally appearing in a faded peacock-blue dressing-gown.
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      WORDS RELATED TO NIGHTCAP

      • dessert wine
      • digestif
      • nightcap
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