moonlight n : the light of the moon; "moonlight is the smuggler's enemy"; "the moon was bright enough to read by" [syn: moonshine, moon] v : work a second job, usually after hours; "The law student is moonlighting as a taxi driver"
EtymologyAs a surname Monelight in 1337, as Mone lith about 1300. Compound of mone "moon" + lith "light".
- The light reflected from the moon.
- In the context of "attributive": Illuminated by the light from the moon.
light reflected from the moon
- Finnish: kuutamo, kuunvalo
- Hungarian: holdfény, holdvilág
- Russian: лунный свет
attributive: illuminated by the light from the moon
- ttbc Chinese: 月光 (yuèguāng)
- ttbc French: rayon de Lune
- ttbc Galician: luar
- ttbc German: Mondlicht,
- ttbc Japanese: 月光 (げっこう, gekkō)
- ttbc Korean: 달빛 dalbit (dalbich-)
- ttbc Portuguese: luar
- ttbc Swedish: månsken, månljus
- ttbc Telugu: వెన్నెల
- For the 2007 CBS TV series, see Moonlight (TV series).
Moonlight is considered by many people to be more romantic than sunlight. For example, it is referenced in several love songs.
moonlight in German: Mondlicht
moonlight in Spanish: Claro de luna
moonlight in Galician: Luar
moonlight in Latvian: Mēness gaisma
moonlight in Malayalam: നിലാവ്
moonlight in Dutch: Maanlicht
moonlight in Japanese: 月の光
moonlight in Vietnamese: Ánh trăng