Definition of rain date in English:

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rain date

Entry from US English dictionary


1An alternative date for an event in case of inclement weather.
Example sentences
  • She faced a tough decision: remain in Pomona for the rain date, or make the 2,500-mile trek to Gainesville for the Division 2 racing series season opener.
  • One rider who does not plan to return for the rain date is ‘BAD Bruce’ Dickson, whose engine expired during the second qualifying session.
  • We went to a National Meet plan of Thursday to Sunday (four days, no rain date).
1.1 Baseball The day to which a rained-out game is postponed.

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