- 1the present or coming night
- 2during the night of the present day
Using tonight: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "tonight" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
I'm going to the movies tonight.
We have a meeting tonight at 7 pm.
Tonight, I will cook dinner for my family.
tonight Synonyms and Antonyms
Synonyms for tonight
- this evening
- this night
- tonight time
Phrases with tonight
After months of preparation, tonight's the night of the big concert.
A: Do you want to go out for drinks tonight? B: Sorry, not tonight. I have to work early tomorrow.
used to describe something that happens every night, especially if it is undesirable
The neighbors' dog barks loudly tonight and every night, keeping us awake.
Summary: tonight in Brief
The term 'tonight' [təˈnaɪt] refers to the present or coming night, or during the night of the present day. It is often used to indicate plans or events happening in the evening, as in 'I'm going to the movies tonight.' 'Tonight' can also be used in phrases like 'tonight's the night,' emphasizing a long-awaited event, or 'not tonight,' refusing an invitation or suggestion for the current evening.