Dusk vs. Evening

Dusk vs. Evening — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Dusk and Evening

Dusknoun

The darker stage of twilight, especially in the evening.

Eveningnoun

The period of decreasing daylight between afternoon and night.

Duskadjective

Tending to darkness; dusky.

Eveningnoun

The period between sunset or the evening meal and bedtime

a quiet evening at home.

Duskverb

To become or make dark or dusky.

Eveningnoun

A later period or time

in the evening of one's life.

Dusknoun

A period of time at the end of day when the sun is below the horizon but before the full onset of night, especially the darker part of twilight.

Eveningnoun

Chiefly Southern US The time from noon to twilight.

Dusknoun

A darkish colour.

Eveningnoun

The time of the day between dusk and night, when it gets dark.

Duskverb

(intransitive) To begin to lose light or whiteness; to grow dusk.

Eveningnoun

The time of the day between the approximate time of midwinter dusk and midnight (compare afternoon); the period after the end of regular office working hours.

Duskverb

(transitive) To make dusk.

Eveningnoun

(figuratively) A concluding time period; a point in time near the end of something; the beginning of the end of something.

It was the evening of the Roman Empire.

Duskadjective

Tending to darkness or blackness; moderately dark or black; dusky.

Eveningnoun

A party or gathering held in the evening.

Dusknoun

the time of day immediately following sunset;

he loved the twilightthey finished before the fall of night

Eveningnoun

the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall);

he enjoyed the evening light across the lake

Eveningnoun

a later concluding time period;

it was the evening of the Roman Empire

Eveningnoun

the early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way;

an evening at the opera