nighthawking

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nighthawk +‎ -ing

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nighthawking (uncountable)

  1. The practice of being out late at night, for work or pleasure.
  2. (Britain) The action of a nighthawker; the practice of metal-detecting late at night to illegally remove artifacts from restricted sites.