day

[ dey ]
/ deɪ /

noun

Idioms

Origin of day

before 950; Middle English; Old English dæg; cognate with German Tag

Related forms

half-day, nounpre·day, noun

Definition for day (2 of 2)

Day

[ dey ]
/ deɪ /

noun

Benjamin Henry,1810–89, U.S. newspaper publisher.
Clarence (Shep·ard) [shep-erd] /ˈʃɛp ərd/, 1874–1935, U.S. author.
Dorothy,1897–1980, U.S. Roman Catholic social activist, journalist, and publisher.
Also Daye. Stephen,1594?–1668, U.S. colonist, born in England: considered the first printer in the Colonies.
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British Dictionary definitions for day (1 of 2)

day

/ (deɪ) /

noun

See also days

Related forms

Related adjective: diurnal

Word Origin for day

Old English dæg; related to Old High German tag, Old Norse dagr

British Dictionary definitions for day (2 of 2)

Day

/ (deɪ) /

noun

Sir Robin. 1923–2000, British radio and television journalist, noted esp for his political interviews
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Science definitions for day

day

[ dā ]

See under sidereal time solar day.
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Idioms and Phrases with day

day


In addition to the idioms beginning with day

  • day after day
  • day and night
  • day by day
  • day in court, have one's
  • day in, day out
  • day off
  • days are numbered, one's
  • day to day

also see:

  • all in a day's work
  • any day
  • apple a day
  • bad hair day
  • break of day
  • by the day
  • call it a day
  • carry the day
  • different as night and day
  • dog days
  • every dog has its day
  • field day
  • for days on end
  • forever and a day
  • from this day forward
  • good day
  • had its day
  • happy as the day is long
  • heavenly days
  • in all one's born days
  • in the cold light of day
  • in this day and age
  • late in the day
  • make a day of it
  • make one's day
  • name the day
  • night and day
  • not give someone the time of day
  • not one's day
  • one of these days
  • order of the day
  • pass the time (of day)
  • plain as day
  • rainy day
  • red-letter day
  • Rome wasn't built in a day
  • salad days
  • save the day
  • seen better days
  • see the light of day
  • that'll be the day
  • the other day
  • time of day
  • tomorrow is another day
  • win through (the day)
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