Part of speech: adverb

By night: every night.

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to night; occurring at night or every night.

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Usage examples "nightly":

  1. Tommy knew that he had gone for his nightly game of chess with Major Burton and would not exchange so much as another half- dozen words with any one during the rest of the evening. - "The Lamp in the Desert", Ethel M. Dell.
  2. Our waking hours are the clothes we dress the spirit in after its nightly journeys and activities. - "A Prisoner in Fairyland", Algernon Blackwood.
  3. To march, to dig, to extend, to close; to practise advance- guards and rear- guards, and pickets, in fair weather or foul, often with empty stomachs- that is our daily and sometimes our nightly programme. - "The First Hundred Thousand", Ian Hay.