night person

a night person

Someone who is more active and alert in the later hours of the evening than early in the day; someone who prefers to work or stay up late, typically avoiding being awake earl in the morning. I've always been a night person. I just find I can be so much more productive when there's no one else awake. I was a night person for most of my life, until the day I had kids, that is.
See also: night, person

night person

Fig. someone who is more alert and active at night than in the daytime. (Compare this with a day person.) I'm really not efficient until after supper. I am the quintessential night person.
See also: night, person

night person

n. a person who prefers to be active in the nighttime. (The plural is with people. Compare this with day person.) I can’t function in the morning. I’m strictly a night person.
See also: night, person
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Would you class yourself as a day or night person? What's your idea of the perfect night/day out?
True to the description of him being 'a night person,' President Rodrigo Duterte made an unannounced visit to the Libingan ng mga Bayani on Monday night after skipping National Heroes Day rites that morning.
"The event at 9 am is also part of the President's 'sleeping time'as a night person," presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo explained in a text message.Duterteread and signed papers the night before, Panelo added.
The team of researchers also analysed genetic variants linked to whether someone is a morning or night person in more than 220,000 women to find out if these could help provide a causal link to breast cancer.
Are you a night person (owl) or morning person (lark)?
So it's a little bit sporadic," she says, adding: "I've always been a night person."
24:00 I am a night person, so I normally don't go to bed before midnight.
Being a night person was negatively associated with watching television on a television set (B = -.555, p = .003), listening to the radio on a radio receiver (B = -.319, p = .044), reading print newspapers (B = -.388, p = .012), and time spent reading online newspapers (p = -.069, p = .019); it was positively associated with using SNSs (B = .351, p = .001) and posting to chat sites, blogs, and so on (B = .489, p = .010).
And as she is also a late night person, she gets barely a few hours of sleep.
special I am a night person - often travelling to and from Cardiff in the early hours or just around our town - and see plenty of them.
"I'm a night person, and I know I can be funny, so it appealed to me in that way.
"I'm a night person, I've always found it easier to be up at nights, so that's one of the hardest things about being a parent, there's times when I have to get up really early in the morning," she says..
Earlier studies established that the gene, period3, influences whether an individual is a morning person or a night person. The new work shows that the gene also affects attention span, reaction time, and short-term memory in sleep-deprived people.
I'm more of a night person than a morning person, but once I'm up and going I'm all right.
I love to cook and bake, but as a confirmed night person, making breakfast is something I avoid like the plague (unless it's 3 a.m.).