Definition of floating holiday in English:

floating holiday

Syllabification: float·ing hol·i·day

Entry from US English dictionary


  • 1A public holiday that does not fall on the same numeric date each year, such as the US Thanksgiving, which always falls on the fourth Thursday of November.
  • 2A paid day off from work, given as a substitution for a public holiday and typically taken on a day chosen by the employee.

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