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night owlnoun [C]

uk   us   informal
a ​person who ​prefers to be ​awake and ​active at ​night
(Definition of night owl from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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night owlnoun [C]

 us   /ˈnɑɪt ˌɑʊl/
someone who ​prefers to be ​awake and ​active at night: My wife's a night owl, but I like to be in ​bed by 10 o'clock.
(Definition of night owl from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “night owl”
in Chinese (Simplified) 夜猫子…
in Chinese (Traditional) 夜貓子…
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