traditionally, a drink had after dinner. or right before bed. as opposed to capping off a long night of drinking
We had an aperetif before dinner and a wine at dinner let's have a nightcap while we play cards and then go to bed,
by Anonymous September 08, 2003
19 more definitions
Top Definition
a final drink before bed
I love having an irish coffee for my night cap
by ploop February 08, 2005
a drink (usually whisky/whiskey) taken at bedtime to aid a better sleep.
i'm a bit agitated i think i'll have nightcap
by Caleb Worsharski November 26, 2003
Sex (thinly veiled euphemism for)
"Would you care to come upstairs for a nightcap?"

Translation: "Am I getting laid tonight or not, lady?"
by Alexandra August 16, 2004
When you ask a girl to come up to your place to finish the night off with some sex
After we went to this bomb ass club on the southside, that bia couldn't deny me when I invited her up for a night cap
by youknow36 March 12, 2006
last drink of the night.
Last call, anyone up for a nightcap?
by Harm September 01, 2003
a alcoholic drink taken just before bedtime
I don't need a nightcap to get to sleep.
by The Return of Light Joker January 02, 2009
The second game of a double header in baseball.
Mario Impemba and Rod Allen did a stellar job of calling the Tigers 5-3 win over the Yankees in the night-cap.
by AdamMD2B August 30, 2006

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