rainy day


noun

a time of need or emergency: saving money for a rainy day.

Nearby words

  1. rainwater,
  2. rainwater pipe,
  3. rainwater, james,
  4. rainwear,
  5. rainy,
  6. rainy day, a,
  7. rainy lake,
  8. raipur,
  9. rais,
  10. raise

Origin of rainy day

First recorded in 1570–80

Related formsrain·y-day, adjective

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rainy day

noun

a future time of need, esp financial
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