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Night owl

Submitted by artisticspirit on Sat, 03/03/2018 - 13:16

Idiomatic translations of "Night owl"

French
Un oiseau de nuit
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Hungarian
Éjjeli bagoly
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Serbian
noćna ptica
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Spanish
"noctámbulo/a"
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Meanings of "Night owl"

English

someone who stays up late at night.

Explained by artisticspirit on Sat, 03/03/2018 - 13:16
Explained by artisticspirit
Filipino/Tagalog

Isang taong karaniwang gising sa gabi.

Explained by hariboneagle927 on Tue, 20/03/2018 - 07:59
Explained by hariboneagle927
Russian

полуночник; ночной гуляка

Explained by St. Sol on Sat, 03/03/2018 - 15:26
Explained by St. Sol

"Night owl" in lyrics

Mari Boine - Vuoi Vuoi Me

Vuoi my swallow
with nest under riverbanks
Vuoi night owl
with limitless vision

Radiohead - Jigsaw Falling Into Place

This place is on a mission

Before the night owl
Before the animal noises

Vasilis Karras - Your fault

It’s your fault they call me a punk
It’s your fault they call me a night owl
It’s your fault I hit rock bottom

Rasmus Seebach - Night Owl

Yes, I'm calling you
I'm calling you
I've been a night owl far too long,
In inner Copenhagen

Bea Miller - Dracula

Yeah I love, I love the tragically beautiful

I am a night owl, I’ve come alive
I’ll make the sun go down so I can see you out

Džej - Because

Because you're double faced woman
Because you're torturing me cos of little things
Because you're real night owl
My hard insomnia

Radio Radio - I Feel Zoo

But this, it's zoo

They treat me like a night owl,
They treat me like an owl

Mari Boine - Oh;no! Oh;no! me

Oh;no! my swallow
with nest under riverbanks
Oh;no! night owl
with limitless vision

Foreigner - Night Life

Stealing through the night like a wolf on the prowl
Not a bird, not a plane, I'm just a mean old night owl
Watch me, hit, run, gotta move on

Nina Đumić - Crazy Youthfulness

My night owl woke up late,
so he's calling me, sending me a hundred messages.
Oh let him, let him wait like I did tonight.
This night belongs to me.*

Harel Skaat - Come Today

It matters not if you were
An angel or a night owl
If there are a thousand others like you

Themis Adamantidis - Tonight that I'm losing you

and I will be a roommate with madness.
Tonight that I'm losing you I don't know what to do
in a tired and night owl sky.

Lord Vampyr - The Ophelia's Ghost

Like burnt-out torches by a sick man's bed
Gaunt cypress-trees stand round the sun bleached stone;
Here doth the little night-owl make her throne,
And the slitht lizard show his jeweled head.

Little Big Town - Night Owl

I'm a night owl waiting for you.

I'm a night owl waiting for you. Uuuuh uuuh

Marina Tsvetayeva - To Akhmatova (Rhyming)

Oh, this age of much ado,
Oh, those night-owl days...
Don't look for your minions now --

Over the Rhine - If Nothing Else

black distant sea
washing up to my window
all the stray dog night owl junkies
orphans vagabonds

Tanz der Vampire (Musical) - In front of the castle

You must be tired!
[Count Krolock:]
I'm a night owl! By day, I'm useless.

Gerry Rafferty - Night Owl

Night comes down and finds you alone
In a space and time of your own
Lost in dreams in a world full of shadows.

Anormal - Night Owl

When I was a kid, I'd often ask my mom out of curiosity:
"Mom, Why there is baykuş and not bayankuş?"[fn]the word Baykuş means night owl. It's literal meaning is male bird. BayanKuş literally means female bird but doesn't refer to a female owl[/fn]
My mother would stop, think and give me an answer with a deep meaning which I could not figure out then; saying

Stratos Dionysiou - Call me a brat

Call me a brat, call me a tramp,
whatever you want.
Call me a brat, call me a night owl,
even a robber