- British (in schools) an annual day on which prizes are presented, speeches are made by guest speakers, etc
Examples from the Web for speech day
Historical Examples of speech day
Ah, there's Gilbertson—he can tell me about this Speech-day business.'
I should be too late for a speech-day, or I should probably go down to Harrow.Life of Lord Byron, Vol. I. (of VI.)
This was the time-honoured cheering with which speech-day at Grandcourt always came to an end.The Master of the Shell
Talbot Baines Reed
Gilbertson was a fellow-master, and one of the committee for arranging the Speech-day entertainment.
He displayed a king-like memory for faces and the geniality of a headmaster on Speech-day.The Exiles of Faloo