staycation

[ stey-key-shuh n ]
/ ˌsteɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun

a vacation spent at home or near home, doing enjoyable activities or visiting local attractions.

Nearby words

  1. stay with,
  2. stay-at-home,
  3. stay-in strike,
  4. stay-press,
  5. staybolt,
  6. stayer,
  7. staying power,
  8. stayman,
  9. stays,
  10. staysail

Origin of staycation

First recorded in 2005–10;stay1 + (va)cation

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Examples from the Web for staycation

  • In the age of the "staycation," what do this week's Resort collection presentations mean for fashion and its followers?

    Non Voyage!|Alisa Gould-Simon|June 4, 2009|DAILY BEAST


British Dictionary definitions for staycation

staycation

stacation

/ (ˌsteɪˈkeɪʃən) /

noun

informal a holiday in which leisure activities are pursued while staying at one's own home

Word Origin for staycation

C21: stay 1 + (va) cation

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