hol·​i·​days ˈhä-lə-ˌdāz How to pronounce holidays (audio)
 British usually  -lə-dēz
: on holidays repeatedly : on any holiday

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of holidays was circa 1961

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Cite this Entry

“Holidays.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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