Translation of nightcap in Spanish:


gorro de dormir, n.

Pronunciation /ˈnʌɪtkap//ˈnaɪtˌkæp/


  • 1

    gorro de dormir masculine
    • He would work until seven at his desk, dressed in nightcap and robe, changing back into these garments at once when he had returned from his morning lectures.
    • If I could get away with wearing a hat, I would (I've often joked with my wife that there is a vast untapped market for authentic nightcaps in this country).
    • By now, he was used to waking up in the middle of the night; attire mussed and nightcap askew, and scurrying to open the door for His Grace's wide circle of friends.
    • The man, in nightshirt and nightcap, his splayed legs towards you, lies on a sheet pulled from the bed.
    • Scrooge sits before the fire in his dressing gown and nightcap thinking of the way that the doorknocker changed form.
  • 2

    bebida alcohólica o caliente tomada antes de acostarse
    would you like a little brandy as a nightcap? ¿quieres una copita de coñac antes de irte a la cama?
    • Very often you may be eating three meals together each day or sharing a cocktail before dinner or a nightcap when the day is done.
    • The lavish event was then rounded off nicely with quiet Tequila and Jagermeister nightcaps and jovial banter amongst the attendees.
    • A cup of hot chocolate or tea is the preferred nightcap.
    • We had lots of fun together, going to baseball games, to all-you-can-eat cafeterias and, eventually, to my place and to his for nightcaps.
    • We weren't ready to call it a night, so we headed to Daiquiri Dick's for a nightcap.
    • Second, when taking medication that shouldn't be mixed with alcohol, don't drink an entire bottle of wine as a nightcap when you need to catch a train early the next morning.
    • I went home, watched the telly and had a few drinks, then a couple of nightcaps.
    • Don't be surprised if your lunch spills over into afternoon cocktails and finally nightcaps.
    • Well, what if I went for a nightcap at my hotel and just happened to get chatting to a lady in the bar?
    • But as a wonderful dinner, a romantic walk on the pier and a tasty nightcap at a local pub passed, Sarah seemed to get dejected.
    • But hell, a drink after a day at work can make a good nightcap too.
    • And so, warm bellied, we repaired to our room to watch telly, read, write and have a vodka nightcap before sleep.
    • En route home some members stopped off at the local tavern for a nightcap where many songs/stories were regaled late into the evening.
    • Finally, somewhat tired and emotional, we ended up having a nightcap around 3am - some 12 hours after we started drinking - before retiring to bed.
    • We then skipped desserts, but accepted a Pernod as the nightcap.
    • Why, just last night, after my usual nightcap of six white Russians, I drifted on into an unusual dream…
    • He swallowed what was left of his nightcap of vodka and placed the cup on the desk.
    • The jovial evening was finished back at V's where we enjoyed a final vodka nightcap.
    • By the time we got back to my place after a nightcap at a local pub, we were both feeling really great and we got all snuggly and were holding hands, and I was so totally head over heels all over again.
    • Many people who suffer from insomnia try to solve the problem with alcohol - the so-called nightcap.