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English definition of “moonlight”

moonlight

noun [U] uk   /ˈmuːn.laɪt/ us  
B2 the pale light of the moon: The young lovers sat in the moonlight.Light

moonlight

verb [I] uk   /ˈmuːn.laɪt/ (moonlighted) us  
to work at an extra job, especially without telling your main employer: A qualified teacher, he moonlighted as a cabbie in the evenings to pay the rent.Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of workJobs, careers and professionsWorking
moonlighting
noun [U] uk   /-laɪ.tɪŋ/ us    /-laɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
You'll get sacked if the boss finds out you've been moonlighting.Jobs, careers and professionsWorking
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