day of reckoning


noun

the time when one is called to account for one's actions, to pay one's debts, or to fulfill one's promises or obligations.

Nearby words

  1. day name,
  2. day nursery,
  3. day of atonement,
  4. day of infamy,
  5. day of judgment,
  6. day of the dead,
  7. day of the lord,
  8. day off,
  9. day one,
  10. day release

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British Dictionary definitions for day of reckoning

day of reckoning

noun

a time when the effects of one's past mistakes or misdeeds catch up with one
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