payday

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noun pay·day \-ˌdā\

Definition of payday

  1. :  a regular day on which wages are paid

Examples of payday in a sentence

  1. Is this Friday a payday?

1529

First Known Use of payday

1529


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payday

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noun pay·day \-ˌdā\

Definition of payday for English Language Learners

  • : the day when you are regularly paid your wages


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