- a time of need or emergency: saving money for a rainy day.
Origin of rainy day
Examples from the Web for rainy day
Contemporary Examples of rainy day
Others are essentially pocketing the cash, stowing it in rainy-day funds or using it to cope with higher spending requirements.The Return of State Surpluses Could Point to More Growth to Come
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Historical Examples of rainy day
"This is a reward to rainy-day callers," answered Marion, smiling.The Pleasant Street Partnership
Mary F. Leonard
His name had been among the "Authors" of our rainy-day game on the farm.A Son of the Middle Border
This is true economy, for when you return in the autumn it is ready for use as a rainy-day costume.A Woman Tenderfoot
Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
Immediately after her luncheon, Jane went to her room and got together her rainy-day things.
Another objection to the central school is the rainy-day half-session.
- a future time of need, esp financial