Definition of holiday

  1. holiday Noun A day on which a festival, religious event, or national celebration is traditionally observed.
  2. holiday Noun A day declared free from work by the government.
  3. holiday Noun A period of one or more days taken off work by an employee for leisure.
  4. holiday Noun A period during which pupils and students do not attend their school or university.
  5. holiday Noun A period taken off work or study for travel.
  6. holiday Noun An unintentional gap left on a plated, coated, or painted Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. (accessed: June 26, 2007).
  7. holiday Verb To take a period of time away from work or study.
  8. holiday Verb To spend a period of time for travel.
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