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vacay Syllabification: va·cay
Pronunciation: /ˈvāˌkā/
(also vaca)

Definition of vacay in English:


North American informal
A vacation: I’m in France right now, on vacay the couple jetted off to an undisclosed location for a romantic vacay
More example sentences
  • Put the souvenirs in a scrapbook to piece together the story of your vacay.
  • We are getting ready to leave on vacay to go visit my family in Arizona for a couple of weeks.
  • Make the most of a vacay by doing the group thing full-on.


1990s: informal abbreviation of vacation.

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