postmidnight

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

post- +‎ midnight

Adjective[edit]

postmidnight ‎(not comparable)

  1. After midnight, but generally before dawn
    • 2007, January 1, “John F. Burns”, in U.S. Questioned Iraq on the Rush to Hang Hussein:
      Hussein’s being taken to his execution from his cell in an American military detention center in the postmidnight chill of Saturday had a surreal and even cinematic quality.