What is another word for nightcap?

Pronunciation: [nˈa͡ɪtkap] (IPA)

Nightcap refers to a drink that one takes before bed to help them sleep better. Some synonyms for nightcap include a calming drink, sleep-inducing beverage, bedtime tipple, soothing cocktail, restful drink, lullaby liqueur, night-time refreshment, and slumber sip. While most nightcaps contain alcohol, non-alcoholic options such as warm milk, herbal tea or a glass of water with honey are also considered good for bedtime. Besides helping one ease into sleep, a nightcap also offers a chance to unwind and relax. Whatever one chooses to drink, a nightcap is a wonderful way to end the day and prepare for a deep and restful sleep.

What are the hypernyms for Nightcap?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Nightcap?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for nightcap (as nouns)

    • artifact
      cap.

What are the holonyms for Nightcap?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the opposite words for nightcap?

The word nightcap refers to a drink taken before going to bed. Its antonyms would include terms that refer to activities during the day or early evening. Such antonyms could include morning coffee, afternoon tea or evening cocktail. Daytime activities such as taking a brisk walk, doing yoga or engaging in a hobby can also be considered antonyms of nightcap. Concepts that contrast with drinking alcohol before sleeping may vary depending on one's lifestyle and preference but commonly include socializing with friends, watching a movie or reading a book. Ultimately, antonyms of nightcap are activities that do not involve alcohol and are typically done during the day or early evening.

What are the antonyms for Nightcap?

Usage examples for Nightcap

At length I heard a slow and laborious shuffling of feet in the passage, and an old woman, wrapped in a patchwork quilt and wearing a white nightcap, opened the door.
"Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer"
W. C. Scully
Or, at least, do it up, and not that hateful nightcap?"
"Somehow Good"
William de Morgan
Old Cheeseman one night walked in his sleep, put his hat on over his nightcap, got hold of a fishing rod and a cricket bat, and went down into the parlour, where they naturally thought from his appearance he was a Ghost.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes

Famous quotes with Nightcap

  • A nightcap decked his brows instead of bay, A cap by night — a stocking all the day!
    Oliver Goldsmith

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