Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

rainy day

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. a time of need or emergency: saving money for a rainy day.

Origin of rainy day

First recorded in 1570–80
Related formsrain·y-day, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for rainy day

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples


British Dictionary definitions for rainy day

rainy day

noun
  1. a future time of need, esp financial
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

  • About
  • Cookies, Terms, & Privacy
© 2018 Dictionary.com, LLC.