Favorite German Words
Der Nachtmensch = literally “night person”, which is somewhat more formal than “Die Nachteule” = literally “night owl”. A person who likes being up late at night. Someone who is nocturnal.
The opposite of this would be “Der Frühaufsteher” = early riser, early bird. A person who enjoys getting up early or is forced to do so due to their work schedule or other responsibilities.