graveyard shift definition

  • noun:
    • a-work shift that works during the morning hours hours, as from midnight to 8 A.M.
    • The employees on such a shift.
    • A night change in a factory or other workplace, particularly one from midnight to 8 have always been on a three-shift schedule.
    • the work shift throughout the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
    • employees who work during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)

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