verb (used without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM holidaypre·hol·i·day, adjective
Words nearby holiday
Definition for holiday (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for holiday
To that end, several companies are setting aside Election Day as a paid holiday to ensure that their organization safeguards rather than impedes employees’ ability to vote.Why CEOs must take action on democracy and election integrity—and how they can do it|matthewheimer|August 27, 2020|Fortune
Shapps was forced to return early from a family holiday in Spain in July after the country was placed on the quarantine list.
Hi there, this is Katherine in London filling in for Eamon, who is off on a well-deserved holiday.
It remains to be seen whether consumers will return to stores in large numbers for holiday 2020 shopping.
On top of this, Prime Day has likely moved from Q3 to Q4, creating unprecedented crossover with the holiday buying season.How to prepare your e-commerce ad strategy for an uncertain Q4|Sponsored Content: Pacvue|August 17, 2020|Search Engine Land
Day a state holiday, 21 years after President Reagan made it a federal holiday.No. 3 Republican Admits Talking to White Supremacist Conference|Tim Mak|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not long after the holiday presents are put away and the guests have gone home, another season begins.
While traveling this holiday season, a relative and I were pulled over by a police officer.
Otherwise, we will be but celebrating an empty holiday, missing its true meaning altogether.
Gävle Goat must be dreading the imminent holiday and his fifty-fifty chance of destruction.
Ascension being a holiday here, all we pianists made up a walking party out to Tiefurt, about two miles distant.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
For instance, few workmen will take a holiday; they prefer a "day's out" or "play."Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Isaacson did not visit Mrs. Chepstow again before he left London for his annual holiday.
Indeed, it made me understand for the first time that even a Bank Holiday need not be a day of wrath and mourning.
In 1878 Mathieson and I took a short holiday together and crossed to Ireland.
British Dictionary definitions for holiday (1 of 2)
- a period in which a break is taken from work or studies for rest, travel, or recreationUS and Canadian word: vacation
- (as modifier)a holiday mood
Word Origin for holiday
British Dictionary definitions for holiday (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with holiday
see busman's holiday.