all-nighter


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all-nighter

1. The act of staying up all night to complete an activity, usually some kind of academic project. I'm going to have to pull an all-nighter if I'm going to get this term paper done in time for school tomorrow.
2. An establishment that remains open all night. Kyle and Amanda stopped at an all-nighter for a snack after the concert.
3. One who stays awake all night. Jess is a total all-nighter, so that third-shift job is perfect for her.

all-nighter

1. n. something that lasts all night, like a party or study session. After an all-nighter studying, I couldn’t keep my eyes open for the test.
2. n. a place of business that is open all night. We stopped at an all-nighter for a cup of coffee.
3. n. a person who often stays up all night. I’m no all-nighter. I need my beauty sleep, for sure.
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* It's better to study as much as you can until bedtime and then wake up early to review materials before a test than to pull an all-nighter because sleep rejuvenates the brain.
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MELBOURNE v NEWCASTLE tomorrow, 5am THOSE of you just coming in from an all-nighter to bring in the New Year can get stuck into their first bet of 2013 when Melbourne Heart take on Newcastle Jets early tomorrow morning in this busy festive time for A-League footballers, writes Mark Langdon.
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The boys pulled an all-nighter before their Ibiza 123 set and were still on great form.
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Cue a soundtrack to match, comprising 50 all-nighter anthems including Al Wilson's The Snake, Gloria Jones' Tainted Love and Yvonne Baker's You Didn't Say A Word.
Its when they then stay up and try to pull an all-nighter that they are much more vulnerable to sudden sleepiness, inattentiveness and potentially accidents and errors.
But when the already chronically sleep-deprived pull an all-nighter, "the deterioration is increased tenfold," Cohen said.