moonlight Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"moonlight" in British English

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moonlightnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈmuːn.laɪt/
B2 the ​palelight of the ​moon: The ​youngloverssat in the moonlight.

moonlightverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈmuːn.laɪt/ (moonlighted)
to ​work at an ​extrajob, ​especially without ​tellingyourmainemployer: A ​qualifiedteacher, he moonlighted as a ​cabbie in the ​evenings to ​pay the ​rent.
moonlighting
noun [U] uk   /-laɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /-laɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
You'll ​loseyourjob if the ​bossfinds out you've been moonlighting.
(Definition of moonlight from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"moonlight" in American English

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moonlightnoun [U]

 us   /ˈmunˌlɑɪt/

moonlight noun [U] (LIGHT FROM MOON)

the ​palelight of the ​moon

moonlightverb [I]

 us   /ˈmunˌlɑɪt/ (past tense and past participle moonlighted)

moonlight verb [I] (WORK SECRETLY)

to ​work at an ​additionaljob, esp. without ​tellingyourmainemployer: In ​addition to her ​teachingjob, she moonlights as a ​waitress on ​weekends.
(Definition of moonlight from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"moonlight" in Business English

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moonlightverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈmuːnlaɪt/ WORKPLACE
to ​work at an ​extrajob, especially without telling your ​mainemployer: Nearly a third of nurses are moonlighting to make ​endsmeet, according to a ​report.moonlight as sth I occasionally moonlight as a ​caterer.
moonlighter
noun [C]
Trusting a moonlighter to do your ​houserenovationwork is ​risky.
(Definition of moonlight from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “moonlight”
in Arabic ضَوْء القَمَر…
in Korean 달빛…
in Portuguese luar…
in Catalan llum de la lluna…
in Japanese 月明かり…
in Chinese (Simplified) 月光…
in Turkish mehtap, ay ışığı…
in Russian лунный свет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 月光…
in Italian chiaro di luna…
in Polish światło księżyca…
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