Definition of nightspot in US English:

nightspot

noun

informal
  • A nightclub.

    • ‘The many nightspots, restaurants and hotels have also proved popular.’
    • ‘We check out various nightspots, restaurants, lounge bars and interesting places.’
    • ‘The Cotton Club is a hot nightspot where famous movie stars, gangsters and politicians listen to the greatest names in jazz perform nightly.’
    • ‘Wearing tight leather pants, for example, may be appropriate when club hopping to stylish nightspots, or when attending a high-end fashion show.’
    • ‘The couple were photographed at Bangkok's trendiest nightspots and restaurants.’
    • ‘Food and drink costs less in Annecy than in many Temple Bar nightspots.’
    • ‘If magistrates give the go-ahead, the new bars will join an array of trendy nightspots which have opened up in the town centre during recent months.’
    • ‘But there are many illegal nightspots allowed to operate here.’
    • ‘Nightlife is fairly low-key in Protaras, with just a few bars, tavernas and nightspots.’
    • ‘It would have been the latest in a string of nightspots and pubs to have opened in the town centre over the past couple of years.’
    • ‘While we entertain one of the best reputations for nightlife on the continent, nightspots in this city come and go like the wind, often with lots of rumours, chat and unanswered questions.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, a popular feature of the annual festival, the Carlsberg Rhythm Route, is back and will once again see some top acts perform for free in Waterford pubs and nightspots.’
    • ‘Plans are under way to develop a Bay Street Town Center with restaurants and nightspots.’
    • ‘The bar describes itself as: ‘the rum-soaked nightspot of Latin Rhythm’.’
    • ‘But unless she cuts back her office hours, it is the jealous wannabes who will fill out the bar at the trendy nightspot, while she, as ever, assiduously works late into the night.’
    • ‘But as the sailors went out to celebrate at Manchester nightspots last summer, several were attacked by drunken thugs when violence flared on the streets.’
    • ‘You'll find the hotel in the heart of the fashionable Right Bank, close to the Champs-Elysées, and surrounded by some of the city's hippest shops, restaurants, bars and nightspots.’
    • ‘It is the most developed resort and is the nightspot to go to on the island.’
    • ‘You may also be wondering why I'm not talking about bars and nightspots as well.’
    • ‘The new bar will join an array of equally fashionable nightspots which have shot up in the town centre during recent months.’
    nightclub, club, boîte, supper club
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Pronunciation

nightspot

/ˈnītˌspät//ˈnaɪtˌspɑt/