Associations to the word «Holiday»


HOLIDAY, noun. A day on which a festival, religious event, or national celebration is traditionally observed.
HOLIDAY, noun. A day declared free from work by the state or government.
HOLIDAY, noun. A period of one or more days taken off work by an employee for leisure.
HOLIDAY, noun. A period during which pupils and students do not attend their school or university.
HOLIDAY, noun. A period taken off work or study for travel or leisure.
HOLIDAY, noun. A gap in coverage, e.g. of paint on a surface, or sonar imagery.
HOLIDAY, verb. To take a period of time away from work or study.
HOLIDAY, verb. (British) To spend a period of time for travel.
HOLIDAY, proper noun. A surname​.
HOLIDAY, proper noun. A shorthand term for the holiday season or Christmas season, especially when paired with a year. (e.g. "Holiday 2014").
HOLIDAY CAMP, noun. (British) An enclosed resort providing accommodation (often in chalets) and entertainment, generally aimed at families.
HOLIDAY CAMPS, noun. Plural of holiday camp
HOLIDAY FIC, noun. Alternative form of holidayfic
HOLIDAY FICS, noun. Plural of holiday fic
HOLIDAY HEART SYNDROME, noun. A usually temporary irregular heartbeat in individuals who are otherwise healthy.
HOLIDAY HOME, noun. A second home used for holidays.
HOLIDAY HOMES, noun. Plural of holiday home
HOLIDAY OWNERSHIP, noun. Alternative term for time-share
HOLIDAY PAY, noun. (UK) a basic wage paid to an employee while they are on holiday. It can be paid for as many weeks holiday as an employee is entitled to, although an employee can spread their complete holiday entitlement over the whole year.
HOLIDAY SEASON, noun. (US, Canada) The period of the late fall and early winter when several holidays occur, such as American Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa

Dictionary definition

HOLIDAY, noun. Leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure; "we get two weeks of vacation every summer"; "we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico".
HOLIDAY, noun. A day on which work is suspended by law or custom; "no mail is delivered on federal holidays"; "it's a good thing that New Year's was a holiday because everyone had a hangover".
HOLIDAY, verb. Spend or take a vacation.

Wise words

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Stephen King