vacay

noun

va·​cay ˈvā-ˌkā How to pronounce vacay (audio)
plural vacays
US, informal
: vacation
a family vacay
vacay plans
If you're kicking yourself for not planning a vacay earlier, check out cheapie last-minute plane tix at one of these sites … Cosmopolitan
If you feel like you need a break from adulting, July is the time to take that mental vacay. Brandi Neal

Word History

Etymology

by shortening

First Known Use

1991, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vacay was in 1991

Dictionary Entries Near vacay

Cite this Entry

“Vacay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vacay. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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