Meaning of “nightlight” in the English Dictionary

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"nightlight" in British English

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nightlightnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnaɪt.laɪt/ us /ˈnaɪt.laɪt/

a light that is not bright that can be left on through the night, especially for a child

(Definition of “nightlight” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nightlight" in American English

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nightlightnoun [ C ]

us /ˈnɑɪtˌlɑɪt/

a light that is not bright and is left on through the night to allow you to see if you wake up

(Definition of “nightlight” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)