Definitions

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  • n. A day given to play or diversion; a holiday.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A day given to play or diversion; a holiday.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A day given to pastime or diversion; a day exempt from work; a holiday.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. time for play or diversion

Etymologies

play +‎ day (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Go to playday. kaboom.org every day between now and Nov. 30 and vote for Cora Kelly.

    When corporations crowd-source giving, you vote and charities win

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  • I may take tomorrow off for a real Yom Keif playday but maybe not.

    Seasonally Fried - Danya Ruttenberg

  • And so today, Nora is off at a playday at school (which means there is no school, but they have day care) and Maddy is probably being picked up by Kevin at this very minute and taken to Morgan's house to count money.

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  • Meanwhile, I took the advantage of every playday to present myself before my grandfather, to whom I seldom found access, by reason of his being closely besieged by a numerous family of his grandchildren, who, though they perpetually quarrelled among themselves, never failed to join against me, as the common enemy of all.

    The World's Greatest Books — Volume 08 — Fiction

  • Now that school had begun, a whole playday meant more than it did in vacation time, when all days were playdays.

    Marjorie's Busy Days

  • She's never had a playday, and I'm sure she deserves one if ever a girl did!

    The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch

  • About once a month, sometimes oftener, he wanted a playday; we always knew that he would come home from it drunk, and that we should have to put him away in some sequestered place and give him a day in which to recover.

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's

  • When he had recovered from the effects of his playday Jim was always fervently glad that he had not spent his savings.

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's

  • We came to recognize Jim's symptoms only too well, and knew, when we saw them, that he would soon have to have another playday.

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's

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