verb; compounding
staying awake during all the nighttime hours Interpretation of intended meaning: the act of staying "up" or awake all night. Presumed reason for coinage: College students commonly use this to describe when they stay up all night to complete an assignment due the next day. Parsing: all- complete + night-nighttime + ing- V
He had a COMP project to finish by noon today, so he's probably been all-nighting source.
Etymology : all-complete/entire + night-nighttime + ing-V
Source : a friend
Last modified: 10 June 2008