Meaning of overnight
Pronunciation: (adv.ō'vur-nīt'adj., n.ō'vur-nīt&secv.ō&secvur-nīt'), [key]
- for or during the night: to stay overnight.
- on or during the previous evening: Preparations were made overnight.
- very quickly; suddenly: New suburbs sprang up overnight.
- done, made, occurring, or continuing during the night: an overnight stop; an overnight decision.
- staying for one night: a group of overnight guests.
- designed to be used on a trip or for a journey lasting one night or only a few nights.
- intended for delivery on the next day: overnight letters; an overnight package.
- valid for one night: The corporal got an overnight pass.
- occurring suddenly or within a very short time: a comedian who became an overnight sensation.
- an overnight stay or trip: Our daughter had an overnight at a friend's house.
- a permit for overnight absence, as from a college dormitory: She had an overnight the night of the prom.
- the previous evening.
- to have an overnight stay or trip: We'll overnight in Denver, then fly on to San Diego.
- overnight (Thesaurus)