holidays

adverb
hol·​i·​days | \ ˈhä-lə-ˌdāz How to pronounce holidays (audio) , British usually -lə-dēz\

Definition of holidays

: on holidays repeatedly : on any holiday

First Known Use of holidays

circa 1961, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about holidays

Statistics for holidays

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for holidays

The first known use of holidays was circa 1961

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on holidays

What made you want to look up holidays? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

incapable of being surmounted or overcome

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!