judgment day

noun

Definition of judgment day

1 capitalized J&D : the day of God's judgment of humankind at the end of the world according to various theologies
2 : a day of final judgment

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There’s trouble on the way/Get a dog and pony for judgment day. Alex Gale, Billboard, "Beck on Besting Beyonce at the Grammys, Rappers Like Lil Yachty and His Happy New Album," 19 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of judgment day

1544, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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