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rainy day

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

First recorded in 1570–80
Related formsrain·y-day, adjective
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Related Words for rainy day

adversity, trough

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rainy day

noun
  1. a future time of need, esp financial
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