one of these days

Also, one day; some day. On some day in the future, as in One of these days I'm going to clean out my desk, or One day you'll see what it's like to have your child insult you, or They hoped to buy a brand-new car some day. [Mid-1500s] Also see one of those days.


Nearby words

  1. one if by land, and two if by sea,
  2. one in a million,
  3. one jump ahead,
  4. one man's meat is another man's poison,
  5. one of a kind,
  6. one of those days,
  7. one old cat,
  8. one on one,
  9. one on, that's,
  10. one picture is worth a thousand words

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