1. [ noun ] the time of day immediately following sunset
Synonyms: nightfall twilight evenfall fall crepuscle crepuscule gloaming

"he loved the twilight" "they finished before the fall of night"

Related terms: hour night evening
2. [ noun ] (physics) the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth
Synonyms: twilight
Related terms: light semidarkness
Similar spelling:   dusky