personal day

[ pur-suh-nl dey ]
/ ˈpɜr sə nl ˌdeɪ /


a day that an employee chooses to take off from work for personal reasons: I took a personal day to attend my sister's graduation.

Nearby words

  1. personage,
  2. personal,
  3. personal care,
  4. personal column,
  5. personal computer,
  6. personal digital assistant,
  7. personal distance,
  8. personal effects,
  9. personal equation,
  10. personal equity plan

Origin of personal day

First recorded in 1970–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019