eventidenoun [ C or U ]uk /ˈiː.vən.taɪd/ us /ˈiː.vən.taɪd/ literary
Examples from literature
- Although the seas had greatly subsided, and their combs were no longer dangerous, the Atlantic was far from being as quiet as a lake in a summer eventide.
- Must they dine in the daytime, because, being an odd lot, they cannot sit down to dinner at eventide?
- Riveted to his chair, he remained in despair until eventide.