on the day

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on the day

British
: on the day that an event happens
  • I know we seem a bit disorganized now, but we'll be all right on the day.
  • Whether we win or not depends on which players are healthy on the day.

Word by Word Definitions

day play
  1. : the time of light between one night and the next

  2. : daylight

  3. : daytime


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