From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtonightto‧night1 /təˈnaɪt/ ●●● S1 W2 adverb TMCduring the night of this day I think I’ll go to bed early tonight. We’re meeting him at 9 o'clock tonight.
Examples from the Corpustonight• Let's go to a movie tonight.• Anne's husband, Cuthbert, said there'd be fireflies tonight.• But there would be no apologising tonight.• Under those circumstances, I ask him whether it would be wise for the House to proceed with the Bill tonight.• We're going to have a talk about this when we get back to that blasted villa tonight.• But tonight Crabb is starting a life sentence for murder and Taylor was given nine years for perverting the course of justice.tonighttonight2 noun [uncountable] TMCthe night of this day I’m really looking forward to tonight. Tonight should be fun. Here is tonight’s news bulletin.
Examples from the Corpustonight• Jody has decided not to start Jess again tonight.• And, most important, will they be getting any tonight?• You ask her tonight, then call me.• Joe especially is going nuts tonight.• There were no droves of people herding from pub to pub tonight.• She will be propelled on to millions of screens tonight as a news presenter.• Remember, Jennifer has figure skating tonight.• Did you listen to tonight's weather report?Origin tonight1 Old English to niht, from to “to, at” + niht “night”