Definition of candlelit in US English:



  • Lit by a candle or candles.

    ‘a romantic candlelit dinner’
    • ‘Linger over a four-course dinner in a candlelit dining room overlooking the walled garden.’
    • ‘Visibly tired, the Pontiff retired early to rest and did not take part in the candlelit procession marking the first day of the visitations.’
    • ‘Instead of our usual candlelit dinner we were throwing a party for us and our friends.’
    • ‘Oh how I would love to be able to take her on a romantic walk in the park, or for a candlelit dinner.’
    • ‘A man and a woman laugh, watching each other's faces over a candlelit dinner.’
    • ‘The group will be staging a symbolic candlelit vigil in support of all victims of human rights abuse worldwide.’
    • ‘She revealed he had proposed to her on Christmas day over a candlelit dinner whilst they were on a holiday in Madagascar.’
    • ‘It's a grocery item, not the sort of thing waiters bring to candlelit dinner tables with a side of olive oil.’
    • ‘She had prepared a candlelit dinner and uncorked a bottle of imported champagne.’
    • ‘Designed for couples only, it offers eight restaurants and even a candlelit dinner for two.’
    • ‘Mom says she likes the idea of having a candlelit dinner with her family.’
    • ‘It will be difficult to tear yourself away from your suite, but a candlelit dinner at the Dasheene Restaurant is not to be missed.’
    • ‘Vermeer's paintings come to life in the dappled light of wintry landscapes and the dusty darkness of candlelit interiors.’
    • ‘Stepping through the revolving door and across the black and white tiles to our candlelit table in a discreet little alcove, I felt I could have been in Paris.’
    • ‘From a candlelit dinner for two to a trip to the local pantomime there is something for everyone.’
    • ‘A romantic, candlelit dinner for two is the perfect way to celebrate Valentine's Day.’
    • ‘Instead, they joined friends for a lovely candlelit dinner and an evening of laughter.’
    • ‘He lit two tall candle sticks close to the flowers for a candlelit dinner.’
    • ‘On our last evening in Maui, Daniel had prepared a very romantic, candlelit dinner on the shore.’
    • ‘Take her out for a candlelit dinner in a fancy restaurant.’