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noun
a time of need or emergency: saving money for a rainy day.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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Origin of rainy day

First recorded in 1570–80

OTHER WORDS FROM rainy day

rainy-day, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rainy day

rainy day

noun
a future time of need, esp financial
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