Definition of Rainy day

1. Noun. A (future) time of financial need. "I am saving for a rainy day"

Language type: Figure, Figure Of Speech, Image, Trope
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period



Definition of Rainy day

1. Noun. (&lit rainy day) ¹

2. Noun. (idiomatic) A difficult period of need, when things do not go right. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rainy Day

rainstorms
rainstormy
rainswept
raintight
rainwash
rainwashed
rainwashes
rainwashing
rainwater
rainwaters
rainwear
rainwears
rainworm
rainworms
rainy
rainy day (current term)
rainy days
rainy season
rainy seasons
raion
raions
raip
raips
raird
rairds
rais
raisable
raise
raise Cain
raise a hand

Literary usage of Rainy day

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1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1889)
"WHAT is a rainy-day bag? It is one of the most useful articles that I ever spent a ... But my rainy-day bag is small and is made to hold nothing more than a ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"780 THE rainy day THE day is cold, and dark, and dreary; It rains, and the wind is never weary; The vine still clings to the mouldering wall, ..."

3. McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey (1879)
"De-rlg'ion, the act of laughing at in contempt. In-eom-p&t'ib.le, that can not exist together. LXXXIX. THE rainy day. B t 1. THE day is cold, and dark, ..."

4. The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1874)
"THE rainy day. THE day is cold, and dark, and dreary ; It rains, and the wind is never weary ; The vine still clings to the mouldering wall. ..."

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