Each of the twenty-four-hour periods, reckoned from one midnight to the next, into which a week, month, or year is divided, and corresponding to a rotation of the earth on its axis
(B.1924), American actress and singer; born Doris Kappelhoff. She became a film star in the 1950s with roles in light-hearted musicals, comedies, and romances such as Calamity Jane (1953) and Pillow Talk (1959)
(1897–1980), US journalist and reformer. She founded the Catholic Worker newspaper with social activist Peter Maurin (1877–1949) in 1933
(1849–1923), US Supreme Court associate justice 1903–22. He was appointed to the Court by President Theodore Roosevelt
the festival lasts five days
‘Goodbye’. Also as noun in to shake a (also one's) day-day and variants: to wave goodbye.
The day of official adoption of the euro as currency; specifically 1 January 2002, the day on which the euro became the sole official currency of the first countries to participate in European Monetary Union.
Short for birthday.
The day (6 June 1944) in the Second World War on which Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy
Victory Day, especially with reference to the Allied victories in World War II
The day (8 May) marking the Allied victory in Europe in 1945
The day (15 August) in 1945 on which Japan ceased fighting in the Second World War, or the day (2 September) when Japan formally surrendered
(In Ireland) a horse-drawn carriage for conveying passengers making a journey in one day; compare day coach (now historical and rare).
A short-lived winged insect; specifically (a) an insect of the order Ephemeroptera; = mayfly.
(attributive) designating a person, animal, or thing that is one day old.
Any owl that hunts actively in daylight; especially the short-eared owl, Asio flammeus, and the northern hawk-owl, Surnia ulula.
The sun, regarded as providing the light of day.
In plural The hottest part of the summer, associated in ancient times with the heliacal rising of the Dog Star in the Mediterranean area, and formerly considered to be the most unhealthy period of the year and a time of ill omen.
Any of various all-day public events intended to promote and raise awareness of gay and lesbian issues.
Any day that is not set aside for religious observance; (Christian Church) any day that is not a Sunday or a feast day; opposed to high day.
Originally: = dies non. In later use: a dull day; a day on which nothing of interest occurs.
A fine day in the middle of a period of bad weather.
Lasting or available throughout the day
A very important or significant day
At any time or under any circumstances (used to express a strong opinion or preference)
At a particular but unspecified time in the past
A boy who lives at home but attends a school where other pupils board
A fluorescent paint or other colouring
A person’s regular job and main source of income, typically as contrasted with a more enjoyable occupation or hobby
A day’s holiday from work or school, on what would normally be a working day
A trip or excursion for a day
A day of organized events providing a variety of amusements and activities
A day regarded in terms of the amount of work that can be done by one person within this period
1 May, celebrated in many countries as a traditional springtime festival or as an international day honouring workers
A flag day
A day on which the senior class in a college celebrates the completion of their course, typically with formal festivities, prize-giving, etc.
A day on which a king, emperor, or pope is present in person, wearing his crown (now historical).
A place used for temporary daytime accommodation.
A clock which needs to be wound up every day.
A horse-drawn passenger coach that travels by day, especially one that makes a journey in a single day. Compare night coach. Now historical.
A cosmetic cream applied to the face during the day to improve the complexion.
Clothing worn, or appropriate for wearing, during the day.
A horizontal or gently inclined drift that communicates directly with the surface.