from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A time of need or trouble.
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- n. Used other than as an idiom: see rainy, day.
- n. A difficult period of need, when things do not go right.
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- n. a (future) time of financial need
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September 1, 1982—Doro, who had graduated from Boston College in June, married Bill LeBlond on a cold, rainy day in Kennebunkport at little St. Ann’s Church.
A popular way to pass a rainy day in the East Village was to get stoned and go to the St. Marks Cinema, where sometimes included in the triple feature for a dollar would be the old documentary on the dangers of marijuana, Reefer Madness.
In 2008, as I covered extensively at the time, then-Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger promised a budget veto, which, after legislative leaders realized that their insistence that they could effectively override the veto was actually in error, drew them back into negotiations which yielded a rainy day fund.
I didn’t know how to play the game of tease the boys and then run, for I had too many visions of the First Audrina’s rainy day in the woods.
On a rainy Mondaythe only rainy day we encountered that summerwe decided to do that.