day after day

Also, day in, day out. For many days, continuously; also, every day. For example, Day after day the rain spoiled our vacation, or Day in, day out, all I ever do is work. [First half of 1800s]

Nearby words

  1. dawson creek,
  2. dawson, sir john william,
  3. dawsonite,
  4. dax,
  5. day,
  6. day and night,
  7. day bed,
  8. day blindness,
  9. day boy,
  10. day by day

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Examples from the Web for day after day

  • To make his seamen, however they groaned and grumbled and plotted, yet abide him and his purpose was a day-after-day arising task!

    1492|Mary Johnston
  • The deadly dullness of the day-after-day routine was enough to wear out the strongest soul.

    Pagan Passions|Gordon Randall Garrett
  • And here, day-after-day, we have dealt with rupture in all its forms and stages.

    Cluthe's Advice to the Ruptured|Chas. Cluthe & Sons