Definition of payday in English:


Syllabification: pay·day
Pronunciation: /ˈpāˌdā


  • 1A day on which someone is paid or expects to be paid their wages.
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    • Not only was it not a weekend night, but it wasn't near a pay day.
    • If today's your pay day and you have a sudden craving for Cantonese food, why not go to the Grand Hyatt's Canton restaurant for a try?
    • And because August 31 is going to be their last pay day until January, they don't half work hard!
  • 1.1 informal Money or success won or earned: his two seasons in Dallas helped him land his first huge payday in the NFL when he signed with the Cardinals
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    • By selling its dignity the athletic program can earn paydays of $40,000 or more for each game it plays at the home of a major-conference opponent.
    • They will have to earn big paydays on NHL ice now, as those who came before should have.
    • If he keeps progressing as a safety and continues to make impact plays on special teams, then he could earn a big payday.

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