busman's holiday

noun
bus·​man's holiday | \ ˈbəs-mənz- How to pronounce busman's holiday (audio) \

Definition of busman's holiday

: a holiday spent in following or observing the practice of one's usual occupation

First Known Use of busman's holiday

1893, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of busman's holiday was in 1893

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“Busman's holiday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/busman%27s%20holiday. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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busman's holiday

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English Language Learners Definition of busman's holiday

: a holiday that you spend doing the same kind of thing that you usually do for your job

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