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Definition of holiday:

  1. Pertaining to a holiday.
  2. A day set apart for commemorating some important event; a day of general rejoicing; a day of amusement.

Holiday \ho-li-day\

Meaning:
holy day
Origin:
English
Details:
Holiday as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Holiday), is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Holiday is "holy day".
Meaning:
Holt, Heladio, Helado.
Variants:
Holliday.

Holiday \ho-li-day\

Meaning:
holy day
Details:
Holiday as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Holiday), has the meaning "holy day". Originally meant to honor the calendar of the Christian church. Now, it has taken on the aura of joy and mirth.
Meaning:
Huldah, Holda, Hildy, Hilda, Hylda, Hulda, Holde.
Variants:
Holliday, Holladay.

Google Ngram Viewer results for holiday:

This graph shows how "holiday" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for holiday:

  1. You will take a fortnight's holiday- from now- on full pay." "The Devil's Garden" , W. B. Maxwell.
  2. What a sad end it would be to such a happy holiday as theirs had been! "Somehow Good" , William de Morgan.
  3. " He's like a boy out for a holiday," her mother answered. "Somehow Good" , William de Morgan.

Quotes for holiday:

  1. I thought the Billie Holiday comparison was beautiful. I think, Wow, what a wonderful, creative, helpful spirit. She's someone who wanted to help others by sharing her emotion. That's what I do, too, so I think that's a great comparison. - Erykah Badu
  2. I know the history of the record business so well because I followed Billie Holiday into the record studios. It was so primitive compared to the sophisticated business today. - Tony Bennett
  3. I loved Billie Holiday more than any other person other than myself on the stage. Yeah, I do. - Abbey Lincoln
  4. I don't want to spend the next two years in Holiday Inns. - Walter F. Mondale
  5. I listened to Billie Holiday a lot in order to learn to sing. She remains one of the extraordinary jazz singers. But my intent is to become my own voice, to be able to interpret these songs in my own way. - Madeleine Peyroux

Rhymes for holiday:

  1. holladay, holliday.

Idioms for holiday:

  1. busman's holiday leisure
  2. a busman's holiday
  3. hell on a holiday
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