one of these days


: at some time in the future
One of these days, I'm going to buy myself a boat.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The restaurant does keep a table or two available for walk-ins … so maybe one of these days. Los Angeles Times, 18 Feb. 2023 Could Outer Banks fans potentially see Holland appear in support of the Pogues one of these days? Ryan Gajewski, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Apr. 2022 Barring an injury or something unforeseen, Rahm is a good bet to win a Masters one of these days. Dan Wolken, USA TODAY, 6 Apr. 2023 Maybe McCarthy will even deserve it one of these days. Dallas News, 1 Feb. 2023 Come for Tommy, but stay for Crispin Glover giving a hilariously goofy performance as a geeky teen and busting out a nutso dance that deserves to gain a new life on TikTok one of these days. Brendan Morrow, The Week, 13 Jan. 2023 One of the cable networks needs to do a Shane Black Christmas movie marathon one of these days. Bob Sassone, Vulture, 29 Nov. 2022 Domann had been through one of these days before. The Indianapolis Star, 2 Sep. 2022 In-person tickets are sold out for both, but should one of these days prove less than sunny (or even if not), the live streams are worth checking out. Washington Post, 6 May 2022 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'one of these days.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near one of these days

Cite this Entry

“One of these days.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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